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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 statement from President Meredith Woo on recent events

Dear Sweet Briar Family, As the protests over the death of George Floyd roll over the nation, I have been exchanging emails with anguished students. The horrific killing of Mr. Floyd, coming on the heels of the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, has shocked them, as it has all of us. Most of […]

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Op-ed: A one-size-fits-all solution to coronavirus could be fatal to US colleges

Op-ed by President Meredith Woo Washington Examiner, May 29, 2020 The challenges facing residential colleges and universities as they ponder the resumption of in-person classes are complex. Sen. Lamar Alexander, who heads the Senate’s Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, remarked on Meet the Press on May 10 that current capacity for COVID-19 testing was […]

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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 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 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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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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