Sweet Briar College is located in Sweet Briar, VA (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Sweet Briar College is the Master's degree.
The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Sweet Briar College is known for its programs in conservation and resource management, drama and performing arts, fine arts, liberal arts, mathematics.
The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007-2008 had SAT verbal scores of at least 510. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 470 and 600.
The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Sweet Briar College has a tenure system for senior faculty.
The school had 815 enrolled students in 2007-2008. A very high share of students at Sweet Briar College are female.
The school has a residential or campus feel. Sweet Briar College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.
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