Sewanee: The University of the South
When you pass through the gates of our campus, something happens. Because it's not a campus. Not exactly. It's so much more than a campus that we had to come up with new words for it. The University of the South otherwise known as Sewanee is consistently ranked in the top 50 Liberal Art Colleges & Universities from U.S. News & World Report, Sewanee was also on the separate list of “High School Counselors Top Picks” (four years in a row!) and the “Best Value Schools” list. Sewanee also ranked 2nd in Tennessee in "Best Colleges for your Money" by Money Magazine.
College of Arts & Sciences: 1,750 undergraduate students from 45 states and the District of Columbia, with over 60 international students from over 30 countries.
The School of Letters: 70 graduate students from 18 states and the District of Columbia in summers-only MA and MFA programs in English and Creative Writing.
The School of Theology: 148 graduate students in year-round and summer programs; M.Div. Students represent 39 dioceses.
36 majors, 43 minors, and 15 special programs, along with pre-professional programs in business, health/medicine, education, engineering, and law.
Sewanee has produced 26 Rhodes Scholars, 46 Watson Fellows, 32 NCAA Postgraduate Scholars, and dozens of Fulbright Scholars.
Graduate school acceptance rates: business 90-95%; law 90-95%; medicine 80-85% (national average is 42%)
Student-faculty ratio 10:1
Average class size: 17
96 percent of undergraduate students live on campus.
The Domain: 13,000-acres of forests, bluffs, meadows, lakes, and caves is a significant research and recreational resource for students and faculty.
School Information735 University Avenue
Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000
P: (931) 598-1000
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
Total Tuition $60,950.00
Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.
Degrees & Programs
|American/United States Studies/Civilization|
|Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature|
|Area Studies, Other|
|Art History, Criticism and Conservation|
|Biology/Biological Sciences, General|
|Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General|
|Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General|
|English Language and Literature, General|
|Fine/Studio Arts, General|
|Forest Sciences and Biology|
|French Language and Literature|
|Geology/Earth Science, General|
|German Language and Literature|
|Latin Language and Literature|
|Medieval and Renaissance Studies|
|Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other|
|Natural Resources/Conservation, General|
|Political Science and Government, General|
|Russian Language and Literature|
|Spanish Language and Literature|