Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA, USA
4.13 Average Rating
Sweet Briar College is an all-female institution of higher learning based in Sweet Briar, Virginia. The school is well-known for its equestrian programs and houses an on-campus riding center. It is a private liberal arts college located in the Blue Ridge Mountains and surrounded by eight nature sanctuaries, two lakes, and miles of hiking trails. The academic program recently underwent a change and focus has turned to engineering, creative arts, and sustainability.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
46%
Out of State Students
47%
0
100
93%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1098
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
376
Total Number of Undergrads
365
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
62%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
5:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$22,050
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$34,000
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,000
0
100
82%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$24,679
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
2%
98%
Student Organizations
14
Size of Town
Suburb: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Washington
Lynchburg
New York
University Of Richmond
Atlanta
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,200
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What Students Are Saying

4.13 Average Rating
Sweet Briar is a wonderful school where the academics are challenging, the friends are forever, and the professors know your name. You aren't a number here. Everything is personal.
Sweet Briar Girl
I did a year at Hollins, in Roanoke, Va, I did not like Hollins at all. Sweet Briar is the school for you and I know YOU wont regret it. best of luck getting in.
Laura from Orange County, CA

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