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Sweet Briar College

Campus Life and Facilities

Sweet Briar Says...

Sweet Briar is located in central Virginia in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The spacious campus of 3,250 acres contains hiking trails, nature preserves, and spectacular views. The core buildings, designed by Ralph Adams Cram, form the Sweet Briar College National Historic District.

The College opened a 53,000 square foot Fitne...
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Sweet Briar Students Say...

Set in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of the rural South, the school offers access to the outdoors, and that is a big draw for many here. With more than “3,000 acres to explore,” students at Sweet Briar are involved in many outdoors activities “like hiking, camping, and rock-climbing, with kayak­ing thrown in as well” in an env... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

P. O. Box 1052

Sweet Briar, VA 24595

United States

Phone: 434-381-6142

Fax: 434-381-6152


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 86
Fire Safety Rating: 98
Green Rating: 78
Environment:Rural (population under 5,000)
Campus size: (number of acres): 3,250.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://sbc.edu/campus-safety

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 96.00
Housing Options:Women's dorms
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:61
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:11
Number of Social Sororities:0
    % of women who join:0%
Number of Social Fraternities:0
% of men who join: 0
Number of Religious Organizations:3
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:GLOW (Gay, Lesbian, or Whatever) is a student-organized club that embraces a variety of lifestyles, hosts numerous events on campus to increase awareness, promote campus diversity, and provide support.
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Unity (student-organized club)
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Athletic Division:3
Women's Sports Team Name:Vixens
Team Mascot:Vixen
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 8
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Recommend: Laptop
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Available through Computing. Apple and Dell
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:Art museum and galleries, college and local history museums, environmental education/nature center, kindergarten/nursery school, riding center, electron microscope, DNA sequencing equipment, 400MHz nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer.
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