Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA, USA

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
323
Total Number of Undergrads
319
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
Student:Faculty Ratio
5:1
US National: 21:1
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
92%
20-39 Students
5%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
57%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
64%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%

Faculty Overview

0
100
72%
Faculty With Terminal Degree US National: 36%
Gender
Male
Female
33%
66%
Ethnicity

African American
7%
White
87%
Hispanic
1%
Unknown
2%

What Students Are Saying

4.13 Average Rating
The classes are very personal and adv., but it is worth it. You can also create your own major if one isn't available.
Haley from Danville, VA
We have a pretty broad range of difficulty in classes, but the professors really want to help you succeed.
D.j. from Daleville, AL
Sweet Briar is academically challenging. The Professors constantly provide challenges for us to overcome and excel because they know that we are capable of whatever they throw at us. They are always willing to help us when we get stuck.
Tiffany from Capitol Heights, MD
The level of difficulty in the courses vary just like they would anywhere. Most of the professors give you a syllabus for the semester and expect you to stay on top of the deadlines. If you struggle in a class there is this place called the ARC where tutors who are majoring in the subject can help you out with homework, papers, etc.
Jessica
Work hard and you will achieve great things.
Sweet Briar Girl
most students spend anywhere from three to five hours a day working on coursework outside of the allotted time in the classroom. i have yet to be assigned "busy work" so everything i have been putting my time towards has benefited me or will benefit me in my career choice.
bryanna from bethlehem, pa
Classes are tough. Because of our round-table discussion style of learning, you have to know your stuff, but you also get so much more out of your education. By the same token, professors care a lot about their students, so if you are struggling you can always go to them.
Anonymous
Great classes, small, the professors do care about your grades. if you need help they are there for you
Laura from Orange County, CA

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