Sweet Briar College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Sweet Briar College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 320 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1906 and is the only school located in Sweet Briar, Virginia.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
39
Fair
At Sweet Briar College you can obtain your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Sweet Briar College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 39 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, General Studies, Foreign Languages, Political Science, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
34%
Bad
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 normally a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Sweet Briar College student retention rate is very low at 34% (way below Virginia average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
5 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Sweet Briar College is below average - 58%.

Student to faculty ratio at SBC is great, 5:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$35,000
High
Average tuition pricing is extremely high - about $34,500 per year. The additional fees at Sweet Briar College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $500; which comes to $35,000 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
95%
Easy
According to government data, 99 applications were submitted and 94 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Sweet Briar College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



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

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Sweet Briar College, 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
D-
Unsafe
Sweet Briar College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 700 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, nearly $4,200 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Sweet Briar College seems to be a very dangerous 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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