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The Washington Post on the advantage of Sweet Briar during a pandemic.

Read Susan Svrluga's June 29th article about how Sweet Briar College may be exactly what students and parents want.

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Sweet Briar makes Princeton Review’s list of Best Southeastern colleges for 2020

Sweet Briar has once again been crowned a Best Southeastern college by The Princeton Review. According to the annual publication’s “Region by Region” web feature, the 656 schools on the five lists (Northeastern, Southeastern, Midwestern, Western and International) are deemed “academically outstanding and well worth consideration in your college search.”

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Virginia Center for the Creative Arts purchases Mt. San Angelo property from Sweet Briar College

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) and Sweet Briar College are pleased to announce that VCCA has purchased the Mt. San Angelo estate from Sweet Briar College. The purchase includes 410 acres of land and all of the buildings at Mt. San Angelo, which has served as the home of VCCA’s artist residency […]

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The Washington Post on the advantage of Sweet Briar during a pandemic

The Washington Post recently published a significant article on Sweet Briar College. Reporter Susan Svyluga, who has written about the College numerous times, makes the case for how we are uniquely positioned to successfully provide a healthy learning and living environment. She also shares the immense progress that has been made over the past five years. […]

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Sweet Briar 101.

Sweet Briar has one of only two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women’s colleges in the United States.


Sweet Briar students have ample opportunity to study abroad. Spend a summer, semester or year overseas.

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Sweet Briar College’s 3,250-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

High Marks

Sweet Briar has a lot to be proud of.

8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students hold leadership roles in student organizations at twice the rate of other colleges.

8 out of 10

Sweet Briar students have at least one internship, compared to five out of 10 students at other colleges.