|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||13%|
|Student to faculty ratio||5:1|
|Dormitory capacity||637 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Sweet Briar College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 950 applications and 884 students were granted admission. Sweet Briar College is at the #91 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 42% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 77% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1180|
|ACT||18 to 27|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Sweet Briar College's tuition was $35,800 for all students regardless of residency (33.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Sweet Briar College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 38% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,250 (which is 26.1% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Sweet Briar College in 2016-2017, was 16, which is 67% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,862 (which is 17.5% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Sweet Briar College has enrolled a total of 376 students (365 students full-time and 11 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 376 students, 22 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 2% men and 98% women and 365 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 11 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 9%
Two or more races: 4%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Sweet Briar College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||19%||8|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||5%||2|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||5%||2|
|English Language And Literature/letters||0%||0|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Sweet Briar College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Sweet Briar College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,600. Last year, out of the total 14,353 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 12,344 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 9,437 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 8,210 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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