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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 Aaron Basko
Dean of Admissions
Email: admissions@sbc.edu
Phone: 434-381-6326

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering Science Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Archeology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,192
Applied
954
Accepted
456
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

1,192
Females Applied
954
Females Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.54
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
Fall freshmen Not reported August 1st Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 573 470 580
SAT Math 530 20 26
ACT Composite 22 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

22,620
Private
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Fees

970
Full-time student fees
14,250
Room & board

Financial Aid

18,361
Avg. Financial Aid Package
19,137
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,522
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
1,744
Avg. Loan Aid
12,106
Avg. Grant Aid
6,712
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
18%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

456
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
47%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.69%
Black or African American 9.6%
White or Caucasian 69.64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.56%
Asian 2.9%
Two or more races 1.56%
Other 4.24%

Gender

Male (0%)
Female (100%)

Campus Life

Housing

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

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Fling, Founder' Day and Winter Mixer

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
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 Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Division 3 No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

63
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 16
Male - 24
Female - 39
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