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Sweet Briar College - 2016

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Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations


Requirements normally include a minimum of 4 units in English, 3 in mathematics, 3 in social studies, 2 sequential years in a foreign language, and 3 units in science, as well as additional units in these subjects to total 16. Most candidates have 20 such academic units. Special attention is given to the difficulty of the applicant’s curriculum (including the number of Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses), her performance in her academic courses, and the school attended; scores on the SAT I or on the ACT are required.


An interview at the College is strongly encouraged but not required.