Who is an International Student?
At Sarah Lawrence College, the following are considered international applicants:
- A citizen of a country other than the U.S. who has been educated abroad
- A US citizen educated abroad
All students apply to Sarah Lawrence using the same application. Certain admission requirements or documents, depending on the program of study or years studying in English, will vary. The College offers financial aid ranging from small to substantial amounts to students with demonstrated need, based on a variety of factors including academic strength. Loans from the U.S. government are available only to US citizens and US permanent residents. | Visit the Financial Aid site for information on aid for international students»
International students on campus
SLC values international students because they bring the richness and excitement of a global perspective, so essential in the world today, to campus. In addition to what is added to classroom discussions, international diversity enhances student life in student residences and in social activities.
Nearly 15% of our student population comes from abroad. Represented in this year's class are: Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kashmir, Kuwait, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Viet Nam, and Zambia.