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Sarah Lawrence College Student Life

Sarah Lawrence College is on a 44-acre campus in a suburban setting in Bronxville, New York, not far from New York City. Sarah Lawrence College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Sarah Lawrence College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Sarah Lawrence College has a thriving Rock Climbing Club. In fact, more students participate in Rock Climbing Club than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Sarah Lawrence College include Green Rights Organization for the World (GROW), The Phoenix Newspaper, STEMming Womxn and The Melancholy Players.

The Sarah Lawrence College community comes together each year for Fall Formal, Spring Formal and Casino Night.

Does Sarah Lawrence College Offer Student Housing?

Sarah Lawrence College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Sarah Lawrence College students live off campus. In 2021, 30% of undergrads at Sarah Lawrence College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 70% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Sarah Lawrence College. There are 1,147 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,292 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 498 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Sarah Lawrence College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Sarah Lawrence College Athletics

At Sarah Lawrence College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Sarah Lawrence College:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Equestrian Sports NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Tennis NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Sarah Lawrence College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Sarah Lawrence College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Sarah Lawrence College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Sarah Lawrence College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Sarah Lawrence College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Sarah Lawrence College, take Cross County Parkway to Bronxville, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to LaGuardia airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New York you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

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Sarah Lawrence College Students

76%

Women

24%

Men

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

22%

In State

78%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

58%

10%

9%

9%

5%

5%

4%

Undergraduate Students

1,292

Graduate Students

214

Non-Resident / International Students

115

Sarah Lawrence College Campus Services

Student Services
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Campus Security
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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,506

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

55%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$57,520

Out-of-State

$57,520

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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