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Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar, VA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate76%

Sweet Briar College Student Life

Sweet Briar College Student Activities

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Sweet Briar College students' favorite campus events are Spring Fling, Founders Day and Winter Mixer.

Does Sweet Briar College Offer Student Housing?

This table offers information on housing at Sweet Briar College.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 93%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 750
Number of Students Living On-Campus 300
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

Sweet Briar College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Sweet Briar College students live on campus. In 2023, 93% of undergrads at Sweet Briar College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 7% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Sweet Briar College. There are 750 spots available in on-campus housing for all 457 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 300 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 93% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Sweet Briar College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Sweet Briar College Athletics

Sweet Briar College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Sweet Briar College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Sweet Briar College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Sweet Briar College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Sweet Briar College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Sweet Briar College has front gate security.

Plan a Visit to Sweet Briar College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Sweet Briar College, take U.S. Highway 29 to Sweet Briar, VA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Lynchburg Regional airport.

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