Sewanee – The University of the South

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

Office of Admission

735 University Avenue

Sewanee, TN 37383-1000

(931) 598-1238

(800) 522-2234

Fax: (931) 538-3248



Contact: David Lesesne

Dean of Admission
Main Address

735 University Avenue

Sewanee, TN 37383-1000

(931) 598-1000

www.sewanee.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,483

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 410

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,464

Graduate enrollment: 15

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 88%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Asian Studies B
French Studies B
German Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Comparative Literature B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Greek, Modern B
Latin B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Medieval/Renaissance Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

The University of the South Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (931) 598-1000
Website: www.sewanee.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: admission.sewanee.edu/apply
Address: 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,785
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 82%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 1,785 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $45,120
Out-of-state Tuition: $45,120
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $26,355

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

The University of the South Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at The University of the South.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
English Language and Literature/Letters 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 4
Natural Resources and Conservation 3
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 32
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 3384

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at The University of the South and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $45,120
Out-of-state $45,120
Books and supplies $1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $17,848
Out-of-state $17,848

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 413 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 411 92% $26,355
Student loan aid 165 37% $5,194

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,486 87% $23,601
Federal student loans 587 34% $6,221

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for The University of the South. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled The University of the South students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,465 1,567 1,898
Percent admitted 100% 65% 66%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 15% 13%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

The University of the South Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,785
Undergraduate enrollment 1,698
Graduate enrollment 87

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

The University of the South Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools
    • Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology

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