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S&P Global Affirms Sweet Briar’s Bond Rating and Raises its Outlook

Sweet Briar College starts the new year with its strong financial profile recognized by S&P Global, which has affirmed the school’s long-term bond rating of BB and revised its outlook from stable to positive.  Only four percent of the U.S. higher education institutions reviewed by S&P received a positive outlook, so Sweet Briar’s upwardly revised […]

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Sweet Briar College president Meredith Woo announces leadership transition

  SWEET BRIAR, VA (January 9, 2023) — Sweet Briar College’s 13th president, Meredith Jung-En Woo, announced today that she will step down at the conclusion of the 2023-2024 academic year after leading the College for seven years. The College’s Board of Directors will work with the campus community over the next eighteen months to […]

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Sweet Briar College receives a $5 million lead gift to renovate its science and engineering building

Sweet Briar College announces that it has received a $5 million lead commitment to renovate Guion Science Center from an anonymous alumna. This gift will help to modernize the building, which is home to Sweet Briar’s engineering and other science disciplines. The building will receive technology upgrades in labs, classrooms, and faculty offices. Classrooms will […]

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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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Sweet Briar College’s 2,840-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.

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


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