Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA, USA
4.13 Average Rating

Sweet Briar College is a 4-year women’s college in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Sweet Briar grants undergraduate degrees in 16 academic majors. Outside of the classroom, Sweet Briar is home to a renowned equestrian program and features the on-campus Harriet Howell Rogers Riding Center. For recreation, the Sweet Briar campus is surrounded by eight nature sanctuaries, two lakes, and miles of hiking trails. 

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Female Only
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
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 US National: 28%
0
100
65%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
5:1
US 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 or town
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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