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Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA
University Website: www.sbc.edu
Apply Online: www2.sbc.edu/admissions/first_year_apply.html?apply
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Sweet Briar College is a liberal arts women's college in Sweet Briar, Virginia, United States, about 12 miles (19 km) north of Lynchburg, Virginia. The school's Latin motto translates as: "She who has earned the rose may bear it."

The college is on 3,250 acres (13,152,283 m2) donated by the founding family of Indiana Fletcher Williams. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $30,620.00 avg tuition

134 Chapel Drive
Sweet Briar, VA 24595-9998
(434) 381-6100

Apply online Admissions:
www.sbc.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.financialaid.sbc.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Sweet Briar College

Statistics:
Applied 643
Admitted 527 82%
Enrolled total 194
Full Time: 194
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 480 610
SAT Math 433 580
SAT Writing 473 600
ACT Composite 22 27
ACT English 22 28
ACT Math 19 25
ACT Writing 7 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 78%
4-year graduation rate 59%
6-year graduation rate 60%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Sweet Briar College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $30,620.00 $30,620.00 $30,620.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $475.00 $475.00 $475.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $850.00 $850.00 $850.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $13,950.00 $13,950.00 $13,950.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $310.00 $310.00 $310.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,100.00 $5,400.00 $2,090.00
Other Expenses $1,740.00 $2,090.00 $2,090.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $40.00
Books and Supplies $1,100.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 98%
Avg amount of grant aid $19,986.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 68%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,009.00

Sweet Briar College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
German Studies X
Italian Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Commerce, General X
EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instruction X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGINEERING
Engineering Science X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics and Statistics, Other X
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Physics, General X
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Archeology X
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
American Electric Power Scholarship - ASME $4000 Varies
Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Foundation Scholarship $2500 April 15, 2014
Dorothy J. Hall Memorial Scholarship $2500 March 31, 2014
Lyman Fisher Scholarship $2000 May 02, 2014
Albert James (Bert) Shoosmith Scholarship Fund $1500 March 31, 2014
SPJ-Md Pro Chapter Scholarship Varies Varies
Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship Varies June 30, 2014
Leo Bourassa Scholarship Varies April 01, 2014
Intel PhD Fellowship Program Varies Varies
Arkansas Health Education Grant Program Varies Varies
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