Resources › For Students and Parents Sweet Briar College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Annette Teng / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated October 03, 2019 To apply to Sweet Briar College, applicants will need to submit a completed application, official high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, and a letter of recommendation. The school has an acceptance rate of 93%, making it accessible to almost all interested students. For more information, visit the school's website, or get in touch with the admissions office. Admissions Data (2016): Sweet Briar College Acceptance Rate: 93%GPA, SAT and ACT graph for Sweet Briar CollegeTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 460 / 620SAT Math: 420 / 560SAT Writing: What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: 18 / 27ACT English: 16 / 28ACT Math: 17 / 26ACT Writing: What these ACT numbers meanTop Virginia colleges SAT comparisonTop women's colleges ACT score comparison Sweet Briar College Description: Sweet Briar College is a small private liberal arts college for women located on a 3,250-acre campus in Sweet Briar, Virginia, a town in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. For its strengths in the liberal arts and sciences, Sweet Briar College was awarded a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Other notable features include well-regarded junior year programs in France and Spain, one of the country's most beautiful campuses, a top equestrian program, and an impressive 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Sweet Briar Vixens compete in the NCAA Division III Old Dominion Athletic Conference. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 376 (365 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 2% Male / 98% Female98% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $36,425Books: $1,250 (why so much?)Room and Board: $12,635Other Expenses: $2,850Total Cost: $53,160 Sweet Briar College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 96%Loans: 75%Average Amount of AidGrants: $24,679Loans: $6,381 Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 50%4-Year Graduation Rate: 55%6-Year Graduation Rate: 61% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Riding, Soccer, Softball, Swimming Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Sweet Briar College, You May Also Like These Schools: Bryn Mawr College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Mary Washington: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBridgewater College: Profile University of Virginia: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Richmond: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphOld Dominion University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSmith College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphGeorge Mason University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphRadford University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCollege of William & Mary: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Sweet Briar College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://sbc.edu/about/mission/ "Sweet Briar College prepares women (and at the graduate level, men as well) to be productive, responsible members of a world community. It focuses on personal and professional achievement through a customized educational program that combines the liberal arts, preparation for careers, and individual development. The faculty and staff guide students to become active learners, to reason clearly, to speak and write persuasively, and to lead with integrity. They do so by creating an educational environment that is both intense and supportive and where learning occurs in many different venues, including the classroom, the community and the world."