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Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA

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Overview

Sweet Briar College is a Comprehensive institution located in Sweet Briar, VA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1052
Sweet Briar, VA  24595
United States
Contact Elizabeth Clarke
Dir. Admissions Strategy
Email: admissions@sbc.edu
Phone: 434-381-6720

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

627
Applied
601
Accepted
351
Enrolled
96%
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Female Admissions

627
Females Applied
601
Females Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
4.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 630
SAT Math 480 580
ACT Composite 21 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

21,900
Private
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Fees

800
Full-time student fees
13,500
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

21,791
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,267
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,544
Avg. Loan Aid
9,729
Avg. Grant Aid
16,189
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
71%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

351
Total Undergrad students
3%
International Students
46%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.99%
Black or African American 8.68%
White or Caucasian 74.25%
Asian 2.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 1.8%
Other 2.99%

Gender

Male (1.42%)
Female (98.58%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 93%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring Fling, Founder' Day and Winter Mixer

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
front gate security

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No No No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No

Faculty

50
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 9
Male - 25
Female - 25
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