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Sweet Briar again named among nation’s most innovative schools by U.S. News & World Report

Sweet Briar College has once again been named as one of the nation’s Most Innovative Schools, according to the 2021 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Sweet Briar tied for 24th place with Bryn Mawr, Middlebury and two other institutions in the National Liberal Arts College category. The University of Richmond is […]

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Founders’ Day 2020: Roots run deep and wide

Founders’ Day 2020 is layered with meaning: action, change, reflection, honor and challenges, just as this year has been for the world. It’s one that will leave a substantial mark on history for decades, if not centuries. While we all are wondering what the future will hold, as a nation, we also have been reflecting […]

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The start of an academic year like no other

Right out of the gate, the strength and unwavering determination of the entire Sweet Briar community radiated across the campus and the country—from students, faculty and staff to parents, families and alumnae. As the first institution in Virginia to start the 2020–2021 academic year, everyone was excited to finally be back together, in-person and on […]

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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.

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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.

8 out of 10

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


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