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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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Getting to know Carrie Brown

When President Meredith Woo launched the College’s centers of excellence, she knew they would need talented and dedicated leaders. It is perhaps no surprise, then, that she tapped longtime faculty member Carrie Brown as director of the Center for Creativity, Design and the Arts.

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Sweet Briar and Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation announce partnership

Thanks to a new partnership with the Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation (SMSC), Sweet Briar College students will be able to spend a semester away living, learning and gaining hands-on experience at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Va.

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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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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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