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Sewanee-The University of the South

Sewanee, TN
University Website: www.sewanee.edu
Apply Online: admission.sewanee.edu/apply
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Sewanee: The University of the South is a private, coeducational liberal arts college located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States. It is owned by 28 southern dioceses of the Episcopal Church, and its School of Theology is an official seminary of the church. The university's School of Letters offers graduate degrees in American Literature and Creative Writing. The campus (officially called "The Domain" or, affectionately, "The Mountain") consists of 13,000 acres (53 km2) of scenic mountain property atop the Cumberland Plateau, with the developed portion occupying about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2).

Often known simply as Sewanee, the school was ranked 33rd in the annual U.S. News & World Report list of liberal arts colleges. In 2011, Forbes ranked it 57th on Forbes List of America's 650 Best Colleges. Sewanee is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $32,020.00 avg tuition

735 University Avenue
Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
(931) 598-1000

Apply online Admissions:
admission.sewanee.edu/
Financial Aid:
admission.sewanee.edu/finaid

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Sewanee-The University of the South

Statistics:
Applied 2,920
Admitted 1,793 61%
Enrolled total 433
Full Time: 433
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 580 680
SAT Math 560 650
SAT Writing 560 670
ACT Composite 26 30
ACT English 26 32
ACT Math 24 29
ACT Writing 7 9
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 90%
4-year graduation rate 75%
6-year graduation rate 82%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Sewanee-The University of the South

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $32,020.00 $32,020.00 $32,020.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $272.00 $272.00 $272.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,162.00 $1,162.00 $1,162.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,474.00 $18,474.00 $18,474.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $526.00 $526.00 $526.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $770.00 $770.00 $770.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,226.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $1,100.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $25.00
Books and Supplies $800.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 73%
Percent receiving grant aid 73%
Avg amount of grant aid $24,161.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 38%
Avg amount of student loan aid $9,642.00

Sewanee-The University of the South

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Area Studies, Other X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Environmental Biology X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
Forest Sciences and Biology X
Natural Resources/Conservation, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Chemistry, Other X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Political Science and Government, General X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Divinity/Ministry X
Theology/Theological Studies X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Sewanee-The University of the South Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
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