Sweet Briar College Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Sweet Briar, VA, Sweet Briar College is one of the best universities in the state of Virginia. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Sweet Briar College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Sweet Briar College.

134 Chapel Road Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Phone: (800) 381-6142
Email: admissions@sbc.edu
Web site: http://www.sbc.edu

Rankings: Sweet Briar College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 77
Score: 57
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.9
Graduation and retention ranking: 121
Average freshman retention rate: 75.2%
6-year graduation rate: 72.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 71%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 1
Faculty resources ranking: 15
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 91.0%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 9:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 84.4%
Student selectivity ranking: 148
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 980-1230
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 28%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 53%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 82.7%
Financial resources rank: 45
Alumni giving rank: 68
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 32.7%

Sweet Briar College History

Essential Facts: Sweet Briar College

  • Sweet Briar College has once again been named as one of the nation’s Most Innovative Schools, according to the 2021 Best Colleges rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Sweet Briar College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 336, with a gender distribution of 3 percent male students and 97 percent female students.
  • Sweet Briar is known for its campus with its historic Georgian Revival architecture by Ralph Adams Cram and its 3,250 acres (13,152,283 m 2) of hills, forests, and fields.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 90%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: N/A
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: N/A
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 65%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 75%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook