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Sewanee: The University of the South


The University of the South is an institution of the Episcopal Church dedicated to the increase of knowledge understanding and wisdom pursued in close community and in full freedom of inquiry and enlightened by Christian faith in the Anglican tradition to the end that students may be prepared to search for truth seek justice for all preserve liberty under law and serve God and humanity.<p> he College of Arts and Sciences is committed to the development of the whole person through a liberal arts education of exceptional quality. Outstanding students work in close contact with distinguished faculty in a demanding course of humane and scientific study that prepares them for lives of high achievement. Providing rich opportunities for leadership and spiritual growth while grounding its community on a pledge of honor Sewanee enables students to live with grace integrity and a reverent concern for the world.<p>The School of Theology educates women and men to serve the broad whole of the Episcopal Church in ordained and lay vocations. The School develops leaders who are learned skilled informed by the Word of God and committed to the mission of Christ’s church in the Anglican tradition of forming disciples through a common life of prayer learning and service. Sewanee’s seminary education and world-wide programs equip people for ministry through the gift of theological reflection in community.

School Information

735 University Avenue
Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000
P: (931) 598-1000
F: (931) 598-1145
Calendar: Semester
Locale: Rural: Distant
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Baccalaureate Colleges--Arts & Sciences
Religious Affiliation: Protestant Episcopal
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Common name(s): Sewanee|The University of the South|University of the South

Students & Faculty

Students
  • 1,761Total Students
  • 829Male Students
  • 932Female Students
  • 46Total Intl Students
  • 25Intl Male Students
  • 21Intl Female Students
Faculty
  • 393Total Faculty
  • 234Male Faculty
  • 159Female Faculty
  • 10:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 32,292

Out of State Tuition

$ 800

Books & Supplies

$ 9,226

Room & Board

$ 1,100

Other Expenses

$ 43,418

Total

Admissions

2,920
total applicants

61%
admitted (1793)

15%
enrolled (433)


SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
560-650
Math
580-680
Reading
560-670
Writing
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
26-30
Composite
24-29
Math
26-32
English

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.


Other Requirements:
TOEFL?
Required
Admissions Test Scores?
Neither required nor recommended
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?
Required
Recommendations?
Required

Degrees & Programs

American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forest Sciences and Biology
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
History, General
International/Global Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Mathematics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies

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