Sarah Lawrence College: Statistics

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#2490 of 14,131 In the World
#738 of 2,597 In North America
#678 of 2,496 In the United States
#67 of 221 In New York State
#1 of 2 In Bronxville
#431 of 1,041 For Anthropology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
1315
Average ACT
30
Avg. cost to attend
$41,396 /y
Aid receiving
82%
Undergraduates
1,292
Graduates
214
Male:Female Ratio
21:79
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Sarah Lawrence College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 55% 53% 55%
Applicants 3,674 780 2,894
Admissions 2,007 415 1,592
Freshmen enrolled full time 385 83 302

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
157 or 41%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1220
or below

75% of them
had 1410
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Sarah Lawrence College are 1220-1410 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
88 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 27
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Sarah Lawrence College are 27-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 864 (57%)
Nonresident Alien 144 (10%)
Hispanic 140 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 132 (9%)
Black or African American 78 (5%)
Two or more races 76 (5%)
Asian 72 (5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$41,396/year
Average aid awarded
$32,769
Students receiving aid
82%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $28,566
$30-48K $25,765
$48-75K $28,391
$75-110K $33,079
$110K+ $41,475

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $56,020$31,222
Tuition in-state $56,020$31,222
Tuition out-of-state $56,020$31,222
Fee in-district $1,500$290
Fee in-state $1,500$290
Fee out-of-state $1,500$290

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,170
Combined charge for room and board $15,820
Room charge $10,420
Meal charge $5,400

Sarah Lawrence College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 316
Creative Writing 45
Genetic Counseling & Counselor 32
Human Development and Family Studies, General 12
Elementary Education and Teaching 10
Dance Therapy & Therapist 9
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7
Social Sciences, Other 5
Dance, General 5
Public Health Education and Promotion 4
Grand Total 316 129
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 72% 72% 73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%

Publications & Citations

Publications
543
Citations
13,458

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
294 / 4,617
Medicine
88 / 5,017
Psychology
82 / 2,498
Sociology
78 / 2,024
Art & Design
74 / 775
History
64 / 124
Political Science
59 / 1,766
Computer Science
47 / 824
Classics and Ancient History
40 / 190
Economics
36 / 750
Gender Studies
35 / 249
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
34 / 28
Biology
33 / 3,456
Business
24 / 355
Art History
24 / 30
Health Science
23 / 275
Environmental Science
23 / 1,386
Political Economy
23 / 552
Anthropology
22 / 1,365
Engineering
21 / 540
Social Psychology
20 / 264
Philosophy
20 / 24
Creative Writing
19 / 622
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
17 / 307
Literature
15 / 40
Public Health
15 / 1,308
Law
15 / 1,471
Media Studies
15 / 1,206
Psychiatry
15 / 1,404
Ecology
14 / 879
Family medicine
13 / 231
Cognitive Science
13 / 228
Aesthetics
13 / 46
Demography
12 / 283
Healthcare Management (MHA)
11 / 54
Development Studies
11 / 82
Clinical Psychology
11 / 166
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 25
Physics
10 / 455
Child Psychology
10 / 425

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 55
1992 6 54
1993 3 62
1994 11 125
1995 6 86
1996 5 107
1997 23 146
1998 4 177
1999 10 195
2000 7 205
2001 14 236
2002 7 206
2003 14 284
2004 17 390
2005 11 403
2006 14 484
2007 18 603
2008 20 638
2009 22 697
2010 18 778
2011 23 674
2012 24 860
2013 22 845
2014 20 947
2015 25 937
2016 27 985
2017 25 938
2018 24 912
2019 26 923
2020 33 1079
2021 24 1054

Sarah Lawrence College alumni

  1. Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-2016 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    film actornovelistplaywrightvoice actorscreenwriter
    Biography

    Carrie Frances Fisher was an American actress and writer. She was best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role for which she was nominated for four Saturn Awards. Her other film credits include Shampoo (1975), The Blues Brothers (1980), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), The 'Burbs (1989), When Harry Met Sally... (1989), Soapdish (1991), and The Women (2008). Fisher was nominated twice for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performances on the television series 30 Rock (2007) and Catastrophe (2017). She was posthumously made a Disney Legend in 2017, and in 2018 she was awarded a posthumous Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album.

  2. Emma Roberts

    Emma Roberts
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actorsingermodeltelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Emma Rose Roberts is an American actress. She is the recipient of various accolades, including a Young Artist Award, an MTV Movie & TV Award, and a ShoWest Award.

  3. Sigourney Weaver

    Sigourney Weaver
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    film actorvoice actortelevision actorstage actoractor
    Biography

    Susan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver is an American actress. An influential figure in science fiction and popular culture, Weaver has received several accolades, including a British Academy Film Award, two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for three Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, and three Tony Awards. She was voted Number 20 in Channel 4's countdown of the 100 Greatest Movie Stars of All Time, being one of only two women in the Top 20.

  4. Téa Leoni

    Téa Leoni
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actormodel
    Biography

    Téa Leoni is an American actress. In her early career, she starred in the television sitcoms Flying Blind (1992–93) and The Naked Truth (1995–98). Her breakthrough role was in the 1995 action comedy film Bad Boys. In later years, Leoni had lead roles in films such as Deep Impact (1998), The Family Man (2000), Jurassic Park III (2001), Spanglish (2004), and Fun with Dick and Jane (2005). From 2014 to 2019, she starred as Elizabeth McCord in the CBS political drama series Madam Secretary.

General info

Alternative names SLC
Founded 1926
Motto Wisdom with understanding
Colors green, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 373
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address One Meadway
Bronxville, New York, 10708
United States
City population 7,000
Phone 9143370700
Fax +1 (914) 395 2515

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