#13 Best Private Colleges in New York

Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, New York

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Student Population
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Location Bronxville, New York
Online slc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Bronxville, New York, Sarah Lawrence College is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 4,053 prospective students applied, and 2,152 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 398 enrolled in the school.  1,655 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 54 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $56,020 plus fees of $1,500. Sarah Lawrence is ranked 105 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Sarah Lawrence is rated within the top 22% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1240/1422
ACT 28/31
GPA 3.6
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Sarah Lawrence College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$600
Other Fees$1,500
Room and Board $15,820
Budget for Other Expenses$800
Total One Year Cost$74,740

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$44,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
70% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Sarah Lawrence College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 100%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195304 IPEDS survey data for Sarah Lawrence College.

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