Sweet Briar College is on a 3,250-acre campus in the rural setting of Sweet Briar, Virginia.
There are many activities and organizations for Sweet Briar College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Sweet Briar College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Sweet Briar College students' favorite campus events are Spring Fling, Founder' Day and Winter Mixer.
This table offers information on housing at Sweet Briar College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|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||––||7%|
Sweet Briar College offers 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 2022, 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 456 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 300 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Sweet Briar College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Sweet Briar College has front gate security.
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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