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    With a campus of 3,250 acres, it's nice to be able to pick up a bike (a pink one at that) and go where you need to go. It's a recent tradition, and one that makes Sweet Briar a place to write home about. Be part of it.

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  • Strategic Plan

    Sweet Briar celebrates and cherishes its heritage as a small, residential, liberal arts college for women, preparing students to fulfill their academic, professional and personal aspirations by providing excellent academic and co-curricular programs on an expansive and inspiring campus.

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  • Our History

    Sweet Briar College was founded in 1901, the legacy of Indiana Fletcher Williams, who left her entire estate to found an institution in memory of her only daughter, Daisy, who died at the age of 16 in 1884.

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  • Study Broadly

    Spend a summer, a semester or a full academic year overseas studying at world-class institutions. Be part of it.

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  • Resources Abound

    The purpose of the Academic Resource Center is to facilitate learning. We work with you at any stage of the writing process to help you communicate your messages clearly and coherently. It means you take the excellent skills you've developed in high school and hone them even more. Be part of it.

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  • Because of You

    Students come to Sweet Briar with a pursuit and your gifts make it possible for them to study and research and experience college. Give your year-end gift today.

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  • You make the difference

    As an alumna of Sweet Briar, you came to college with a pursuit for learning, and you graduated and went on to achieve great things. Share your before and after college story.

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  • Our Latest Magazine

    The Winter 2014 Magazine is a tribute to some of the quirky things that make Sweet Briar — and its people — so special. Read about a student-faculty team’s obsession with hieroglyphs, find out what goes into making Prothro’s famous doughnuts, and see professors and staff as you’ve never seen them before.

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