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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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A letter from Cailey Cobb ’20, SGA president

Dear Sweet Briar Community, I hope that each of you have taken time to process how COVID-19 has affected your experience at Sweet Briar. This is a situation that is necessary for you to internally process. I just ask that you don’t burn out. I know how easy it is to throw your hands up […]

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Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation scholarships help local students attend Sweet Briar

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation awarded two local Sweet Briar students each with a $5,000 scholarship. The GLCF’s goal is to help two first-year, full-time students from the Lynchburg region attend the College.  Willow Hope Litchford ’23 and Keeley Shay Sarver ’23 were the recipients of this year’s scholarship. Offering scholarship aid is essential to […]

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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.

Visit Campus

Sweet Briar College’s 3,250-acre campus is located in 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.