Sarah Lawrence College: Review & Facts

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Sarah Lawrence College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,645 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1927 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Bronxville, New York.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
10
Fair
At Sarah Lawrence College you can earn your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Sarah Lawrence College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 10 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, English and Literature, Education, Psychology, and Dance and Ballet. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
83%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Sarah Lawrence College is high at 83% (above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
9 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Sarah Lawrence College is good - 70%.

Student to faculty ratio at Sarah Lawrence College is good - 9:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$51,100
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $49,700 per year. The additional fees at Sarah Lawrence College beyond tuition are nearly $1,400; this comes to $51,100 a year.

Read the details about Sarah Lawrence College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
53%
According to government data, 2,814 applications were submitted and 1,502 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at SLC is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Sarah Lawrence College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (914) 337-0700 or check Sarah Lawrence College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,500
High
Sarah Lawrence College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Sarah Lawrence College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Sarah Lawrence College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,100 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high: roughly $9,500 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Sarah Lawrence College appears to be a very dangerous school. This school has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Sarah Lawrence College Location and Maps



Post Address: Sarah Lawrence College, One Meadway, Bronxville, New York 10708, USA
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