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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: 5 favorite study spaces at Sweet Briar

Yes, ‘tis the season: of too much coffee, countless candy bars and endless all-nighters in the library — or wherever it is you’re camping out. To figure out students’ top five study spaces at Sweet Briar, we posed the question on Instagram.

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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 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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