Sweet Briar College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Sweet Briar College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 740 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1906 and is the only school located in Sweet Briar, Virginia.

Sweet Briar College is listed in Top LGBT Friendly Schools in USA.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Bachelor's degree and master's degree are available at Sweet Briar College.

SBC follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Biology, English and Literature, Political Science, and Sociology and Anthropology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
74%
The rate of student retention at Sweet Briar College is fair at 74% (above Virginia average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Sweet Briar College is average: 60%.

Student to faculty ratio at Sweet Briar College is good, 8:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,400
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $31,900 annually. The additional fees at Sweet Briar College beyond tuition are roughly $500; which comes to a total of $32,400 per academic year.

Read the details about Sweet Briar College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
79%
According to recent data, 763 applications were submitted and 605 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at SBC in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,200
Sweet Briar College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at SBC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Sweet Briar College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: roughly $4,200 per year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Sweet Briar College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Sweet Briar College Location and Maps



Post Address: Sweet Briar College, 134 Chapel Drive, Sweet Briar, Virginia 24595-9998, USA
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