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Tuition & Fees

$42,400

$42,400

not including room and board

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,830
Declined + 2,679
Total Received 4,509
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  10

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. English
  3. History
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School Facts

The University of the South, founded in 1857, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 13,000-acre campus is located in Sewanee, 45 miles from Chattanooga.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,797
Established in 1857
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Episcopal (Anglican)
Accredited by •  ATS (Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Codes

SAT 1842
ACT 4024

Social Networks

Private (nonprofit)

1,710

undergraduate students

87

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
49%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
50%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
38%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
53%
24-29
39%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
23%
24-29
65%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
59%
18-23
5%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Sewanee, TN

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Sewanee, TN

13,000-acre, rural campus in Sewanee (population: 2,311), 45 miles from Chattanooga. Major airport serves Nashville (90 miles); smaller airport serves Chattanooga.

Sewanee: The University of the South
735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
99%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 60% of male students
 
9 sororities 60% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
29%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
49%
500-599
31%
400-499
2%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
8%
600-699
50%
500-599
36%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
15%
600-699
44%
500-599
38%
400-499
3%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
53%
24-29
39%
18-23
8%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
23%
24-29
65%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
36%
24-29
59%
18-23
5%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some
ACT only Considered if submitted

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,830
Declined + 2,679
Total Received 4,509

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Lee Ann Backlund
Dean of Admission
P: 800 522-2234
F: 931 598-3248
admiss@sewanee.edu

Cost

Tuition $42,128
Room $6,270
Board $5,830
Additional fees $272
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $55,700
Average Financial Aid - $31,512
Total with Avg. Aid $24,188

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$31,512

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,577,350
State $949,090
Institutional $17,846,973
Other external $319,897
Total $20,693,310

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $516,482
Institutional $6,007,424
Other external $349,754
Total $6,873,660

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
equestrian sports
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track (indoor)
track (outdoor)
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern Athletic Association (Division III)
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
purple and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology
Chemistry
Classical Languages
Computer Science
Ecology/Biodiversity
Economics
English
Environment/Sustainability
Environmental Arts/Humanities
Forestry
French/French Studies
Geology
German/German Studies
Greek
History
International/Global Studies
Latin
Mathematics
Medieval Studies
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Music
Natural Resources/the Environment
Philosophy
Physics
Politics
Psychology
Religion
Russian
Spanish
Theatre Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

95%

1,710
students

Female
52%
889

Male
48%
821

Graduate

5%

87
students

Female
37%
32

Male
63%
55

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,685
students

Female
53%
877

Male
47%
808

undergraduatePart-time

2%

25
students

Female
48%
12

Male
52%
13

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

34%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
Hungary
Nigeria
Rwanda
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants Host family program
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mr. Forbes Mann
Coordinator of International Student Recruitment
931 598-1436
international@sewanee.edu

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