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Salve Regina offers fee-free transfer applications to Sweet Briar students

The admissions office at Salve Regina will accept transfer applications from current students at Sweet Briar University with no application fee prior to an extended priority deadline of April 1.

“I believe that students who found a home in the family atmosphere provided by Sweet Briar would find a welcoming community and similar experience at Salve,” said James R. Fowler Jr., vice president for enrollment management. “It is our goal to provide a viable option for students who are experiencing a difficult transition so that they know they have a choice of solid academic options.”

More information is available at or by calling Salve Regina’s Office of Admission at (401) 341-2908.
Sweet Briar College, a women’s liberal arts college in central Virginia, announced Tuesday that it will be closing permanently at the end of the 2015 academic year.

Salve Regina University is a Catholic, coeducational university founded in historic Newport, R.I. by the Sisters of Mercy. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the university offers a comprehensive education with a liberal arts foundation that fosters the development of each student’s individual talents. More than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled from across the U.S. and around the world.

Salve Regina’s 80-acre campus is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age estates and features 21 structures of historic significance that have been sensitively adapted to meet university needs while also preserving their status as treasures of the 19th and early 20th centuries.