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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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College President Emerita, Dr. Elisabeth (Betsy) Muhlenfeld Wollan serves as interim CEO for The American Civil War Museum

Sweet Briar College President Emerita, Dr. Elisabeth (Betsy) Muhlenfeld Wollan, is serving as interim CEO for The American Civil War Museum (ACWM). She began her position in January. Wollan was a founding member of the American Civil War Center where she served as the Board Chair from 2009 to 2011. She is a current member […]

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Six students compete in statewide Ethics Bowl

Six students from Sweet Briar College participated in the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges’ 21st annual statewide collegiate Wells Fargo Ethics Bowl on Feb. 9 and 10 at the University of Lynchburg. Teams from Virginia’s 15 leading independent colleges and universities deliberated a variety of case studies highlighting ethical dilemmas. The members of Sweet Briar’s […]

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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 the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

High Marks

Sweet Briar ranks among the best schools in the country for student loan repayment.

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.