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Sweet Facts
Sweet Briar women excel academically. Our chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established in 1950. SBC continues to produce graduates that gain admission to the nation's top graduate schools and enter professions wherever their passions lead.
Sweet Briar is the only college in the nation to appear in all four of the academic top-20 lists in the 2010 Princeton Review. SBC was ranked:
No. 3 for "Most Accessible Professors"
No. 6 for "Most Beautiful Campus"
No. 8 for "Best Career/Job Placement Services"
No. 4 for "Professors Get High Marks"
No. 8 for "Best Classroom Experience"
No. 11 for "Class Discussions Encouraged"
Make your voice heard! Women hold all the student leadership positions at Sweet Briar. A Sweet Briar woman is a lifelong learner developing vital intellectual skills to thrive in the ever-evolving world around her.
Sweet Briar faculty members are partners in your education. They will know how you learn; you will know how they teach.
Be the center of attention! Everything on our campus is shaped by the interests and needs of women.
Make a smart investment in your future. Six months after graduation, 96 percent of our students are working, in graduate school or pursuing personal endeavors of their choosing.
With over 50 student clubs, groups and organizations, you are sure to find your place at Sweet Briar College. Many of our student organizations originate from the students themselves. If you bring a particular passion to Sweet Briar, we'll help you find a way to make it a part of our community.
Sweet Briar invests in you. We offer some form of financial assistance to roughly 93 percent of our students, totaling more than $15 million each year.
Our beautiful campus encompasses 3,250 acres, the fourth largest in the country.
With a 130-acre equestrian center and outstanding riding instruction, Sweet Briar is a national leader in modern Forward Riding.
Engineering is a girl thing! We have one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women's colleges in the U.S.
Sweet Briar offers 40 areas of study to help you find and pursue your passion. Through research, study abroad and internship opportunities, Sweet Briar women take an active, hands-on and global approach to learning.
Your Place Is Here

If you are a young woman who values a rigorous academic program, supportive and challenging professors, and an environment that promotes leadership, independence and success, Sweet Briar College is the place for you. Whatever your passion in life, we will help you pursue it. Apply today and find your place at Sweet Briar College.

Why Choose Sweet Briar?

You are our sole focus.
From classes to co-curricular activities, everything on campus is shaped by the interests and needs of women. Plus, women hold all of the student leadership positions at Sweet Briar. You will be in an environment where your opinions are respected, your passions are nurtured and your perspectives are broadened. Everything we do is focused on you.

You are challenged inside and outside the classroom.
Sweet Briar has a strong academic tradition. In 1950, the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society recognized the College's academic excellence by establishing a chapter on campus. Fewer than 10% of colleges and universities in the nation can boast having a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. We also have one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women's colleges in the U.S. Our dedicated professors are leaders in their academic fields who will encourage you to perform at your highest level. In addition, through undergraduate research, study abroad and internship opportunities, you will actively apply your education in real-life settings on campus and around the world.

A Sweet Briar education is an investment in your future.
Sweet Briar women have an advantage as they cross the stage in their caps and gowns. Six months after graduation, 96 percent of our students have jobs, are in graduate school or are taking time to pursue personal endeavors, more than 12 percent above the national average. You will also benefit from those who came before you through a diverse network of successful Sweet Briar alumnae who are eager to help you find your niche and follow your dreams. Remember, "she who earns the rose may bear it."

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A Sweet Briar Education
Sweet Briar College empowers and educates young women to build and reshape their world however their passions lead them.

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