Tuition & Costs for Graduate Programs


Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid

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A student's cost of attendance includes direct costs (payable to the college) and indirect costs (not payable to the college). The following charts detail direct costs by graduate program. Additionally, we provide estimated indirect costs that graduate students can expect each year of enrollment at the College.

Please note that the annual charges noted below for each program may vary depending on the number of credits taken.

Tuition for Onsite Programs

Per Credit Rate
Tuition Year 1
Tuition Year 2
Art of Teaching $1,382 $34,550


Art of Teaching, Dual $1,382 $35,932 $30,404
Child Development $1,216 $29,184 $29,184
Child Development, Dual $1,622 $47,038 N/A*
Dance $1,209 $29,016 $29,016
Dance/Movement Therapy $973 $32,109 $26,271
Human Genetics $1,536 $38,400 $23,040
Theatre $1,209 $29,016 $29,016
Women's History** $1,209 $29,016 $29,016
Writing $1,613 $29,034 $29,034

*Child Development Dual students do not pay Sarah Lawrence tuition in their second or third year of the program but DO pay the general fee and graduation fee in their final year. See fees below.

**Students in the Women’s History/Law program are advised to call the Office of Graduate Studies for additional details at 914.395.2371.

Fees for All Programs

The following fees apply to all graduate programs during each year of enrollment.

General Fees


Health Services Fee


Health Insurance
Required unless student can provide evidence of
alternative coverage. Learn more


Graduation Fee (charged the final year of a program)


Matriculation Status Fee (applied to students on voluntary leave)



Program-Specific Fees per Semester

Human Genetics Program Clinical Fee $360
Writing Colloquium Fee (per class) $360

Personal Expenses (estimated)