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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: At Sweet Briar, we’re all in

When I came to Sweet Briar in October 2017, I remember turning off of U.S. 29, driving up the front drive and knowing that I had come home.

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Sweet Briar community mourns loss of former English professor, VCCA director William Smart

The Sweet Briar community was saddened to learn of the passing of William Edward Smart Jr. of Amalgamated Housing Cooperative in The Bronx, and formerly of Amherst, who died Saturday, Feb. 9, at Montefiore Hospital.

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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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