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Sweet Briar named among Most Innovative Schools in nation by U.S. News

Sweet Briar College is one of the nation’s Most Innovative Schools, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.

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Admissions Blog: The power of a single story

A vibrant, passionate brown girl sits in her ninth-grade honors English class, and she is enraged. The class has been reading Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe’s novel “Things Fall Apart,” and she is trying her best not to.

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Girls on the Run returns to Sweet Briar for 15th semiannual 5K

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia returns to Sweet Briar College for another Fall Celebration 5K on Saturday, Nov. 17, marking the council’s 15th 5K at Sweet Briar. Pre-race activities begin at 8:30 a.m., with the race starting at 10 a.m.

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Sweet Briar 101.
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Sweet Briar has one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women’s colleges in the United States.

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40%

Sweet Briar students have ample opportunity to study abroad. Spend a summer, semester or year overseas.

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Visit Campus

Sweet Briar College’s 3,250-acre campus is located the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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High Marks

Sweet Briar ranks among the best schools in the country for student loan repayment.

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8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students hold leadership roles in student organizations at twice the rate of other colleges.

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8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students have at least one internship, compared to five out of 10 students at other colleges.

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