ADM - Graduate Application
- Completed Application Form
- Official Transcripts of all college work
- Tests (We will contact you with specific requirements based on your program plans.)
- $40 Application Fee (pay online or make check payable to Sweet Briar College and send to Sweet Briar College, Attn: Admissions Office, PO Box 1052, Sweet Briar, VA 24595)
Degree of Interest
M.A.T. - May start only
Please select Term
MAT Desired License Area (if applicable)
Elementary Education (PreK-6)
Secondary Education (6-12)
if Secondary 6-12 or if PreK-12 is selected above, please specify area of desired licensure
M.Ed. Area of Teaching License/State of Licensure (if applicable)
Address Line 2
State / Province / Region
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U.S.
U.S. Home Phone Number
U.S. Cell Number
International Telephone Number
Social Security Number (9 digit number/no spacing)
Must be between
Date of Birth (month day year/no spacing)
Place of Birth
Permanent Resident Number
Permanent Resident Number (if applicable)
Dual Citizenship Location (if applicable)
Do you have relatives that attended Sweet Briar College?
List their name(s), SBC class year, and relationship to you.
Are you eligible for Veterans Benefits?
How would you describe yourself?
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Asian (including Indian Subcontinent)
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
White or Caucasian
Are you of Hispanic origin?
What language do you speak at home?
How did you become acquainted with the MAT/M.Ed. program at Sweet Briar?
Please list any particular hobbies, interests, or talents you have that may be an asset to you as a teacher.
List the most important activities, clubs, or organizations in which you have participated in college or since college.
Activity - Hours per week - Position/Office/Honors won
Please provide all of the following information regarding your employment history.
Title - Employer - Inclusive Dates - Supervisor - Telephone
Other interpersonal experiences, paid and nonpaid (e.g., college residence assistant, camp counselor, tutor, etc.)
Attach your resume.
Please list 2 professional references who can attest to your potential to work with young people.
Name - Relationship (Personal or Professional) - Address - Email - Telephone
Please List in chronological order all colleges, universities, and post-secondary institutions attended. Please list the most recent first in the following format:
State College/2013 - 2016/Business Management/B.A.
Virginia Community College/2012 - 2013/General Studies/A.A.
It is your responsibility to send an official copy of all of your transcripts to:
Sweet Briar College
Attn: Admissions Office
134 Chapel Rd
PO Box 1052
Sweet Briar, VA 24595
Please list any academic and/or professional honors and awards received in college or after college.
Please compose a 250 - 400 word essay that describes your motivation for wanting to join the MAT/M.Ed. program at Sweet Briar College
-If applying to the MAT: In the preparation of teachers, there is widespread discussion about the “dispositions” of an effective teacher. Dispositions are the values, commitments, and professional ethics that influence teacher behaviors toward students, families, colleagues, and communities, as well as student learning, motivation, and development. Write an essay where you describe the key values and beliefs of an effective classroom teacher. Use examples to illustrate your thinking. (200-400 words)
-If applying to the MEd: How would you describe the current status of your professional life as an educator? How would enrollment in the M.Ed program at Sweet Briar College enhance that professional life? (200-400 words)
Do you expect to file as an applicant for financial aid?
M.Ed. candidates attach current teacher licensure
Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor, felony, or other crime?
Have you ever been disciplined for serious misconduct, suspended, or expelled from school?
If you answered yes to either of the previous questions, please give the approximate date of each incident and explain the circumstances surrounding the incident.
SWEET BRIAR HONOR PLEDGE
Sweet Briar women do not lie, cheat, steal, or violate the rights of others. Therefore I pledge to uphold all standards of honorable conduct. I will report myself and others for any infraction of this pledge.
My electronic signature below confirms that:
1) I grant my college permission to release my transcript to Sweet Briar College.
2) I certify that the information on this application is complete and correct and I understand that the submission of false information is grounds for denial of my application, withdrawal of acceptance, cancellation of enrollment or any appropriate disciplinary action. I authorize Sweet Briar College to verify the information I have provided with all of the schools I have attended. I agree to notify the proper officials of any changes in the information provided.
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