Tuition & Costs for Graduate Programs


Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid

E-mail Roberta


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

Tuition and Fees for Incoming Students 2021–2022

Full Time Tuition Per Year
Part Time per Credit Rate
Art of Teaching $32,823


Child Development $31,680 $1,518
Child Development, Dual* $50,707 $1,422
Dance $31,502 $1,509
Dance/Movement Therapy $31,686 $1,215
Human Genetics $34,070 $1,119
Theatre $31,502 $1,509
Women's History** $31,502 $1,509
Writing $32,284 $1,688

* Child Development Dual Degree (with NYU MSW) students do not pay Sarah Lawrence tuition in their second or third year of the program.

** 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.

Health Services Fee


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


Matriculation Status Fee
Students on leave from the College who wish to maintain their matriculation status are charged a fee. The fee is per semester.


Personal Expenses (estimated)

Living Expenses