Sweet Briar College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box B

Sweet Briar, VA 24595

(434) 381-6142

(800) 381-6142

Fax: (434) 381-6152



Contact: Ken Huus

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

Sweet Briar, VA 24595

(434) 381-6100

www.sbc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 813

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 198

Degree-seeking undergrads: 647

Graduate enrollment: 15

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 83%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

German Studies B
Italian Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry and molecular biology B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Engineering

Engineering Science B

Engineering Technologies

Engineering/Industrial Management B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Multi/interdisciplinary studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B
TheoreticalMathematical Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Archaeology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Sweet Briar College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(434) 381-6100
Website:www.sbc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:sbc.edu/admissions/apply-now/
Address:134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, VA 24595-9998
Setting:22
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:376
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):57%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:376 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$36,425
Out-of-state Tuition:$36,425
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$24,679

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Sweet Briar College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Sweet Briar College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education2
Engineering1
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation2
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Social Sciences6
Visual and Performing Arts5
Grand total342

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Sweet Briar College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Sweet Briar College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$36,425
Out-of-state$36,425
Books and supplies$1,250

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,650
Out-of-state$10,650

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid24100%
Grant or scholarship aid2396%$24,679
Student loan aid1875%$6,381

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid24678%$19,243
Federal student loans14646%$7,422

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Sweet Briar College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Sweet Briar College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants9500950
Percent admitted100%0%93%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%0%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Sweet Briar College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment376
Undergraduate enrollment365
Graduate enrollment11

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Sweet Briar College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

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