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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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Makayla Benjamin ’18: Riding forward

Jan Benjamin still remembers her daughter’s first hunt trail ride. Makayla was about 4 years old, she recalls, perched proudly on top of her pony, Marshmallow.

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Three new members join Sweet Briar College Board of Directors

The Sweet Briar College Board of Directors welcomed three new members during its meeting last week. They are Edward J. “Ned” Kelly III and Sweet Briar College graduates Holly Philbin ’95 and Olivia Myers ’17.

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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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