Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY, offers a unique, multidisciplinary liberal arts education for an inclusive and intellectually curious community. Skip to main content Prospective Students
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Sarah Lawrence College occupies 44 wooded acres in Yonkers, NY, near the Village of Bronxville—just north of New York City. A 30-minute train ride from the Bronxville station takes students into Midtown Manhattan. Learn more about the area
In addition to our round-table classrooms, Sarah Lawrence has outstanding theatres, art and performance studios, and music spaces; modern science labs; state-of-the-art graphic computing equipment; competitive sports facilities; a 60,000-square-foot visual arts center; and recently renovated dining facilities.
Our students share an enthusiasm for intellectual rigor, academic risk taking, creativity in all disciplines, and original and interdisciplinary work. We are particularly committed to having our faculty, administration, and student body reflect the social, racial, and economic diversity that characterizes our society. The College’s undergraduate st...
At Sarah Lawrence, students spend more time one-on-one with award-winning faculty than do students at any other college in the country. Meet the faculty
The College offers 12 programs of graduate study—many of them pioneers in their field—including three dual degree programs. Learn more about Graduate Studies
The academic structure combines small seminar classes with individual, biweekly student-faculty conferences. Students choose from a wide variety of disciplines and subjects with the guidance of their faculty adviser (or “don”). Explore academics at Sarah Lawrence
The College considers many factors in evaluating applicants. These include intellectual promise, motivation, and creativity, in addition to the quality of each student’s secondary school program and writing skills. Teacher recommendations and extracurricular activities play a role in admission decisions as well. A personal interview is recommended....
Sarah Lawrence College is committed to enrolling students from all backgrounds and perspectives. Through a combination of grants (that do not need to be repaid), student employment, and student loans, the Office of Financial Aid works with information you provide to us to create an aid package that makes a Sarah Lawrence education possible for admi...
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. Sarah Lawrence scholarship, particularly in the humanities, performing arts, and writing, places high value on independent study. Originally a women's college, Sarah Lawrence became coeducational in 1968.
Sarah Lawrence College Admissions. Dedicated learners. Curious explorers. Thoughtful creators. At Sarah Lawrence College, our students are all of these things. If you are ready to join them, learn more about our admissions requirements, deadlines, and processes.
Transfer students who apply to Sarah Lawrence want more for themselves. Whether transferring from four-year private or public colleges and universities, community and junior colleges, or international institutions, students who transfer to Sarah Lawrence College seek the freedom to study across disciplines and desire to work one-on-one with one of the best faculties in the United States.