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#94, overall score 50.83/100

Fun Fact:

In the 1999 movie “10 Things I Hate About You,” the main character, Kat, is banned by her father from attending Sarah Lawrence. Larisa Oleynik, the actress who played Kat’s younger sister, went on to graduate from Sarah Lawrence a few years later.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Yonkers, N.Y.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Campus type: Suburb
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Liberal Arts: Yes
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 1,438
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 400
  • Jewish population share: 28%
  • Student origin: 22% in-state / 78% out-of-state
  • Student newspaper: The Phoenix
  • NCAA Division: III
  • NCAA team: Gryphons

COST & AID Score: 6.67/15

  • Score: 6.67/15
  • Tuition: $54,010
  • Room & board costs: $14,856
  • Average annual scholarship/grant package: $36,749
  • Average loan debt: $19,610
  • Starting median salary: $47,600

ACADEMICS Score: 11.67/20

  • Score: 11.67/20
  • Acceptance rate: 53%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 9:1
  • Median SAT range: 1240-1410
  • Jewish Studies program: No
  • Jewish Studies major: No
  • Hebrew major: No

ISRAEL Score: 10.33/20

  • Score: 10.33/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 30
  • Israel Studies center: No
  • Israel-related clubs: None
  • BDS vote in last four years: Never introduced

SAFETY Score: 9.67/11

  • Score: 9.67/11
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2017: 0
  • Campus crime rate: 12.67/1,000 students (high)
  • City crime rate: 15.5/1,000 people (low)
  • LGBT center: Yes

JEWISH LIFE Score: 12.5/34

  • Score: 12.5/34
  • Hillel: Hillel at Sarah Lawrence College
  • Chabad: Chabad of Bronxville
  • OU-JLIC: No
  • Jewish fraternities: None
  • Jewish sororities: None
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 71 (38 Orthodox, 13 Conservative, 20 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alum: J. J. Abrams

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