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COLLEGE PROFILE

Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, NY

Students interested in this college are also interested in:
New York University, Vassar College, Bard College, Brown University, Boston University, Hampshire College

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Very Difficult: More than 50% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1230 on the SAT I or over 26 on the ACT; about 60% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is recommended
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English4 
Mathematics24
Science24
Foreign Language24
Social Studies 4
History24
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT  
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address1 Mead Way
City, State, ZipBronxville, NY  10708-5999
Phone(914) 395-2510
Fax(914) 395-2668
E-mailslcadmit@sarahlawrence.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Application Fee$60
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationApril 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionMay 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 1, January 1
Early Decision NotificationDecember 15, February 15
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
3 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate77% of 2,236 applicants were admitted
   Women77% of 1,710 applicants were admitted
   Men76% of 526 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled427 (25%) of 1,723 admitted students enrolled
   Women310 (23%) of 1,321 admitted students enrolled
   Men117 (29%) of 402 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate51% of 190 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 33
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.46
3.75 and Above27%
3.50 - 3.7427%
3.25 - 3.4919%
3.00 - 3.2413%
2.50 - 2.9913%
2.00 - 2.491%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math599 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
36%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading644 average
600-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
26%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
18%
Score of 400 - 500
5%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing624 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
21%
Score of 600 - 700
54%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite28 average
27-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
72%
Score of 18 - 23
11%
Score of 12 - 17
2%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 35%
Top quarter: 66%
Top half: 96%
Bottom half: 4%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.46 3.75 653 663 678 26
Low 2.20 2.50 530 530 500 21
High 4.00 4.30 750 750 790 32
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