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Private 4 Year

Sweet Briar College Tuition & Cost

Sweet Briar, Virginia

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
$38,100
Costs for Sweet Briar College
Fee Cost
Tuition$21,000
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $13,000
Other Expenses Budget$2,850

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Sweet Briar College on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $38,100 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $21,000 for tuition, $13,000 room and board, $1,250 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Sweet Briar College is $21,000, the same as Virginia residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Sweet Briar College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$22,050
Net Price by Income Sweet Briar College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$20,996
$30,001 to $48,000$17,739
$48,001 to $75,000$18,932
$75,001 to $110,000$22,691
$110,000+$24,767

The average reported annual net price for Sweet Briar College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,050 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Sweet Briar College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $30,802 99%
Pell Grant $4,242 40%
Federal Student Loan $3,605 99%

The average reported annual net price for Sweet Briar College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,050 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Sweet Briar College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $92,064. The loan balance of $92,064 is a four year multiple of the $23,016 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $955 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $92,064
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $955.42
Total Interest Paid $22,586.90
Sum of All Loan Payments $114,650.90

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$152,400
Year All Residents
1 $38,100
2 $40,767
3 $43,621
4 $46,674

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Sweet Briar College to be $152,400 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 7% annual increase over the next 4 years which is the national trend.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Sweet Briar College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $875 $2,625 $3,500

Estimated cost for a class at Sweet Briar College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Sweet Briar College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Sweet Briar College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233718 IPEDS survey data for Sweet Briar College.