What Makes Us Special

About Sweet Briar College

For more than a century, women have discovered who they are at Sweet Briar. Immersed in the liberal arts and sciences on the College’s historic 3,250-acre campus in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, women benefit from strong academics and space to think and breathe. Students are strong thinkers who are nurtured and encouraged through a personalized and purposeful learning experience that makes them more than career-ready. They become life-ready.

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Admissions  Help

Middle 50% SAT Range For Freshman Class

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing460-620

Average High School GPA of Freshman Class: 3.50

Freshman Class Geographical Profile  Help

Enrollment  Help

Gender: All Undergraduates  Help

Women 100%

Diversity: All Undergraduates  Help

Freshmen Returning For Sophomore Year: 50%  Help

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Price of Attendance in 2016-17  Help

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Aid by Type  Help

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Tuition and Fees History  Help

About Our Faculty  Help

Faculty Information

Student Faculty Ratio 5:1
Full-time Faculty with highest degree 88%

Undergraduate Class Size

Number of Students 2-19 20-39 40-99 100+ Total
Number of Classes 180 6 0 0 186

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