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Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

About Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar is a liberal arts college for women featuring a unique Women's Leadership Core Curriculum, a distinguished equestrian program, an ABET-accredited engineering department, and much more. Our expansive campus in Virginia is regularly named one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country.

Sweet Briar College is a private, nonprofit college in the rural area of Sweet Briar, Virginia. Sweet Briar College was founded in 1901. The college enrolls around 460 students a year, including 457 undergraduate students.

Sweet Briar College Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Sweet Briar College. Sweet Briar College admitted 76% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 1,204 applications received in 2022, 912 students were offered admission.

Sweet Briar College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 76%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 65%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 65%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 20%

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Sweet Briar College is located in Sweet Briar, Virginia,.

If you want to see Sweet Briar College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 29 to Sweet Briar, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lynchburg Regional.

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College Info

134 Chapel Rd Sweet Briar, VA 24595

Campus Setting: Rural

Sweet Briar College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Sweet Briar College is Continuous processing.

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Sweet Briar College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1380


Math SAT Range

490 - 680


Reading SAT Range

520 - 680

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1380 and Above


1120 to 1380


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Sweet Briar College students is 1080. Applicants with SAT scores of 1380 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Sweet Briar College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1380 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Sweet Briar College.

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