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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Sarah Lawrence is an above-average private college located in Yonkers, New York in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,421 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Sarah Lawrence acceptance rate is 53%. The only major offered is Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 78% of students, Sarah Lawrence alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,900.

About

One Meadway
Bronxville, NY 10708
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Skyline Conference

Sarah Lawrence College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

SLC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
53%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1240-1420
ACT Range
28-31
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$40,630 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$31,847 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
86%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
46%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 37 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    0%
  • None
    100%
  • Some
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,421 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
12
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
11%
Varsity Athletes
13%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Rich Hipster
    35%
  • Intellectual hipster
    22%
  • Very studious
    22%
  • Bougie
    13%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Slacker
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 32 responses
Poll
59%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Eccentric
    36%
  • Progressive
    23%
  • Open-minded
    18%
  • Close-minded
    9%
  • Weird
    9%
  • breathes negativity
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
78%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 17 responses

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