Sweet Briar College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts in Teaching, and Master of Education. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Sweet Briar College.
Sweet Briar is one of two women's colleges that offers an ABET-accredited engineering degree. The Sweet Briar B.S. in engineering science is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD, 21202-4012, 410-347-7700.
Sweet Briar’s teacher preparation program is accredited by the Virginia Department of Education. The educational programs (licensure areas) are approved by the Virginia Board of Education.