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Sarah Lawrence College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$67,590 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$51,196 tuition
$14,440 on campus room & board
$600 books and supplies
$1,354 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$67,590 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$51,196 tuition
$14,440 on campus room & board
$600 books and supplies
$1,354 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$32,343 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
81% of students receive aid
23% get federal aid ($4,736 avg)
7% get state aid ($2,157 avg)
78% get institn'l aid ($32,343 avg)
54% get loans ($4,842 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.58% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.58% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $33,689 79%
Federal Grant Aid $4,736 23%
Pell Grants $4,432 23%
Other Federal Grants $6,244 1%
Institution Grant Aid $32,343 78%
State Grant Aid $2,157 7%
Student Loans $4,842 54%
Federal Loans $3,851 49%
Other Loans $14,862 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: May 15
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Sarah Lawrence College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One Meadway
Bronxville, NY 10708
(914) 337-0700
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,707
Out of State $1,707


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Ivory from Tuckahoe, NY
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    Sarah Lawrence is one of the most expensive schools in the country, but the amount you learn here exceeds the price of tuition. SLC's Office of Financial Aid strives to make Sarah Lawrence affordable to everyone who wants to attend.

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  • Amanda from Miami, FL
  • Jan-13-2014 I am a current student here

    SLC is very expensive but they give you a lot of financial aid if you like the campus and want to go you should apply and see how much money the scholarship committee will give you.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-30-2013 I am a current student here

    Sarah Lawrence is extremely expensive, and often times you may be wondering where the money is going for. Dormitories are very outdated, as are the many facilities, and the lack of anything beyond mediocre dining options will be very bothering.

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  • Anonymous
  • Oct-28-2013 I am a current student here

    While Sarah Lawrence has a great academic pedagogy unlike anywhere else, Sarah Lawrence is still a very expensive college.

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