Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, Virginia

Sweet Briar College Overview

Student population

Address134 Chapel Drive
Sweet Briar, VA
School Websitewww.sbc.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Sweet Briar College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Sweet Briar, Virginia that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Sweet Briar College was $21,000. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Sweet Briar College.

Sweet Briar College has a 46% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Sweet Briar College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Sweet Briar College acceptance rate is 76%. To put this into perspective, 495 of the 654 students who applied to Sweet Briar College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Sweet Briar College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Sweet Briar College had an SAT score between the range of 990 and 1,210. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Sweet Briar College was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Sweet Briar College as part of their application.

Sweet Briar College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Books and Supplies$
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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Sweet Briar College, the tuition for in-state residents is $21,000. Combined with fees of $0, room and board costs of $13,000, other expenses of $2,850 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,000 in tuition.

Students at Sweet Briar College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Sweet Briar College was $5,635 last year, with 27% of students being awarded federal aid.

Sweet Briar College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio7:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Sweet Briar College.

Sweet Briar College has a good gender split, with 97% of undergraduates being female and 3% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 48% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 49% of students come from in-state and 3% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Sweet Briar College is 7:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Sweet Briar College Popular Majors and Programs

PSYCHOLOGY
SOCIAL SCIENCES
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
ENGINEERING
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
HISTORY
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS

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