Apply - First Year Students


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Sweet Briar's federal school code is 003742. You may need to know this when filling out certain forms.

Complete the Sweet Briar College Early Estimator if you would like to obtain an estimate of need-based aid eligibility before you apply for admission.

Grants, Work-Study and Loans

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you would like to apply for the following forms of need-based financial aid:




Submit the 2014-15 Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) application if you are a Virginia resident enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student. VTAG is a state grant, the amount of which is based on state funding. Applying for this grant also makes you eligible for the Sweet Briar College Virginia Grant of $7,500.

Sweet Briar offers a number of alternative loan options. Click here to apply.


All undergraduate applicants to the College will be automatically considered for a merit scholarship when they apply for admission and meet their application deadline. There are, however, a number of other scholarships that require a separate application. For more information about scholarship opportunities, please contact the Admissions Office.