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Did You Know?
SBC's Junior Year in France (JYF) program is the oldest coeducational intercollegiate program continuously operating in Paris.
JYF in Paris has since been joined by JYF Nice as well as the Junior Year in Spain program.
SBC's Guion Science center is home to a tank of chain catsharks, a foot-long, egg-laying, deep-sea shark that typically lives on the continental shelf and slope from Nova Scotia to Nicaragua.
SBC is one of only two women's colleges in the US to offer an ABET-accredited B.S. degree in Engineering Science.
Located on the SBC campus, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts is the only artists' retreat in the nation with direct ties to a college or university.
SBC's campus offers nearly 20 miles of trails that wind through forests, fields and rolling hills. Trails traverse open fields and young, mature, and old growth forests containing red and white oak, poplar, maple, and beech trees.
SBC's world-renowned monarch butterfly expert, Lincoln Brower, recently traveled to central Mexico to study butterfly populations in the region. A high point of the trip: former President Jimmy Carter met him and had an insightful discussion about Brower's research.
Robina Robeva is the lead author of a biomathematics textbook and lab manual. In 2009 she became the founding editor-in-chief of the journal Frontiers in Systems Biology, which now features more than 250 researchers from leading academic and industry institutions around the world.
At Sweet Briar College, you'll find...
an atmosphere of collaboration, communication, personal attention and great celebration.
3,250 acres that provide a landscape for learning.
a student community that's broadly diverse, tightly knit and unique.
We prepare young women to excel in the modern world. We've been doing it since 1901. And you are our sole focus. At Sweet Briar, women get all the attention, all the student leadership roles, and any career choice is open to you. We think that makes Sweet Briar pretty special.
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