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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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Diverse: Issues in Higher Education spotlights Sweet Briar’s engineering program

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education—a newsmagazine that focuses on access and opportunity for all in higher education—recently interviewed President Meredith Woo and engineering professor Bethany Brinkman to learn how the College creates an ideal learning environment for the next generation of female engineers. To President Woo, the Margaret Jones Wyllie ’45 Engineering Program offers a “culture […]

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Samantha Runyon ’21 joins town hall with Congresswoman Karen Bass

Samantha Runyon, president of the Class of 2021, was one of six students from women’s colleges across the country to participate in a town hall with Congresswoman Karen Bass, hosted by the Women’s College Coalition. Over 400 students and representatives from women’s colleges joined the powerful conversation on women’s leadership, gender equity and racial injustice.  […]

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Sweet Briar 101.
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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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40%

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

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Visit Campus

Sweet Briar College’s 2,840-acre campus is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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High Marks

Sweet Briar has a lot to be proud of.

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8 out of 10

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

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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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