Institutional Accreditation

Sweet Briar College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Sweet Briar College.

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Program Accreditation

Engineering Program

ABET AccreditationSweet Briar is one of two ABET-accredited engineering programs at women’s colleges. The engineering science program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Teacher Preparation Program

Sweet Briar’s teacher preparation program is accredited by the Virginia Department of Education. The educational programs (licensure areas) are approved by the Virginia Board of Education.