Tuition & Fees

$21,000

$21,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
38%
400-499
33%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
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undergraduateRatios

2%

male

98%

female

1

teacher

5

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 335
Declined + 26
Total Received 361
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Private (nonprofit)

319

undergraduate students

3

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 5634
ACT 4406

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Location

School Facts

Sweet Briar College, founded in 1901, is a private, liberal arts college for women. Its 3,300-acre campus is located in Sweet Briar, VA, 12 miles from Lynchburg.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 322
Established in 1901
Coeducational Women's College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Sweet Briar, VA

3,250-acre campus in Sweet Briar (Amherst population: 2,205), 12 miles from Lynchburg. Served by bus; major airports serve Richmond (120 miles) and Washington, DC (160 miles); train serves Lynchburg. School operates transportation to neighboring cities and to special events.

Sweet Briar College
134 Chapel Road
Sweet Briar, VA 24595

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
93%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
97%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
38%
400-499
33%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 335
Declined + 26
Total Received 361

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Bill Allen
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 800 381-6142
F: 434 381-6152
admissions@sbc.edu

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,064

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $21,000
Room & board $13,000
Books & supplies $1,250
Total $35,250
Average Financial Aid - $34,064
Total with Avg. Aid $1,186

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $606,061
State $298,315
Institutional $6,211,257
Other external $115,993
Total $7,231,626

Non-need-based

Federal
State $147,055
Institutional $1,600,708
Other external $29,651
Total $1,777,414
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 381-6156
F: 434 381-6450
financialaid@sbc.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Wanda Spradley
Director of Financial Aid
spradley@sbc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
cross-country
diving
equestrian sports
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Backpacking, Camping, Canoeing, Caving, Hiking, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Paddle-Boarding, Rock Climbing, Trail Riding, White Water Rafting

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Old Dominion Athletic Conference (NCAA Division III)
Mascot
Vixen
School colors
forest green and pink

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Archaeology
Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Classical Studies
Dance
Economics
Education
Engineering Science
English
English Language/Literature
English/Creative Writing
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
French
Government
History
History in Art
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Affairs
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Music
Musical Theatre
Philosophy
Physics
Psychology
Religion
Sociology
Spanish
Studio Art
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

322

total students

53%

in-state

47%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

319
students

Female
98%
313

Male
2%
6

1%

3
students

Female
100%
3

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

314
students

Female
99%
308

Male
1%
6

2%

5
students

Female
100%
5

Male
0%
0

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

96%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
India
Mongolia
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Bill Allen
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
434 381-6142
ballen@sbc.edu

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