The acceptance rate at Sweet Briar College is 76%. It ranks #27 in Virginia for lowest rate of acceptance. Sweet Briar College is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 663 out of 873 applicants were admitted.
The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent (SAT 980/1210 ACT 20/25). Sweet Briar College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.49. 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Sweet Briar College application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Sweet Briar College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 65% of students submitted SAT scores and 42% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1100
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Sweet Briar College?
Sweet Briar College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 860. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. Sweet Briar College ranks #19 in Virginia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 65 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||15|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Sweet Briar College?
Admission data indicates that Sweet Briar College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #23 in Virginia for highest average ACT composite score. 42 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Sweet Briar College.
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What GPA do you need to get into Sweet Briar College?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Sweet Briar College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Sweet Briar College was 3.49 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #24 in Virginia for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.49 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Sweet Briar College accepts 76% of all applicants.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||18.0%||Avg +|
|3.50 to 3.74||20.0%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.49||14.0%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.24||10.0%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||9.0%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||6.0%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||3.0%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||?||18%|
Applicants have 56 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Sweet Briar College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Sweet Briar College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233718 IPEDS survey data for Sweet Briar College.
65% of students submit their SAT scores to Sweet Briar College. 42% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
76% of those who apply are granted admission to Sweet Briar College. Admission competition is and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 980 and 1210. 65% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 25. 42% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.