Sarah Lawrence College
#239 Overall Influence#1422 Desirability Rank

Sarah Lawrence College

Private liberal arts college in the United States

About This School

How does this school stack up?

Sarah Lawrence College is a private liberal arts college in Yonkers, New York. The college models its approach to education after the Oxford/Cambridge system of one-on-one student-faculty tutorials, which are a key component in all areas of study. Sarah Lawrence emphasizes scholarship, particularly in the humanities, performing arts, and writing, and places high value on independent study.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,325

Acceptance

56%

Graduation Rate

82%

Median SAT Score

1330

Median ACT Score

29

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,440

Fees (in-state)

$1,460

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$26,275
30K-48K$27,433
48K-75K$32,029
75K-110K$33,530
110K+$45,308

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$48,000

Employed

87%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

One Meadway, Bronxville NY 10708

What is Sarah Lawrence College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#95 World Rank #72 USA Rank
Social Work
#196 World Rank #113 USA Rank
Education
#330 World Rank #143 USA Rank
Sociology
#419 World Rank #184 USA Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#66 World Rank #34 USA Rank
Literature
#167 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#173 World Rank #136 USA Rank
Communications
#181 World Rank #102 USA Rank
History
#181 World Rank #106 USA Rank
Psychology
#203 World Rank #93 USA Rank
Anthropology
#211 World Rank #157 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#229 World Rank #127 USA Rank
Political Science
#236 World Rank #90 USA Rank
Philosophy
#281 World Rank #189 USA Rank
Business
#347 World Rank #210 USA Rank
Nursing
#432 World Rank #182 USA Rank
Computer Science
#437 World Rank #215 USA Rank
Law
#552 World Rank #239 USA Rank
Biology
#642 World Rank #228 USA Rank
Mathematics
#681 World Rank #248 USA Rank
Chemistry
#773 World Rank #272 USA Rank
Economics
#908 World Rank #273 USA Rank
Physics

Influential People

Who are Sarah Lawrence College's Most influential alumni?

Sarah Lawrence College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Social Work, and Religious Studies. Sarah Lawrence College’s most academically influential people include Alice Walker, Barbara Walters, and J. J. Abrams.

Alice Walker
Alice Walker

American author and activist

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Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters

American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality

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J. J. Abrams
J. J. Abrams

American film and television producer and director

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Yoko Ono
Yoko Ono

Japanese multimedia artist, author, and peace activist

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Sigourney Weaver
Sigourney Weaver

American actress

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Jeet Thayil
Jeet Thayil

Indian writer

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Brian De Palma
Brian De Palma

American film director and screenwriter

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Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher

American actress, screenwriter and novelist

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Alice Bradley Sheldon
Alice Bradley Sheldon

American science fiction writer

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Louise Glück
Louise Glück

American poet

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Christian Kracht
Christian Kracht

Swiss writer

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Daniel R. Russel

United States diplomat

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