After Sweet Briar

What can you do with a degree in biology?

A biology degree from Sweet Briar prepares you for a wide variety of jobs and further study. Our alumnae have gone on to become veterinarians; wildlife biologists; physicians; GIS specialists; nurses; physical therapists; teachers; environmental engineers; public health officials; and researchers in pharmaceutical, industrial, biomedical, government and environmental laboratories.

Many students enter M.S. or Ph.D. programs. Their fields of study in recent years include biomathematics, marine science, cell biology, geography, earth and atmospheric science and forensics.

At 85-100 percent, our students’ acceptance rates to veterinary and medical schools are far higher than the national average.