Sewanee: The University of the South

country rank  598
world rank  1848

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University Overview

Founded in 1857, Sewanee: The University of the South is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the village of Sewanee (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Sewanee: The University of the South (Sewanee) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Anglican religion. Sewanee: The University of the South (Sewanee) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 162 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym Sewanee
Founded 1857
Motto Ecce quam bonum et quam iucundum habitare fratres in unum (Psalm 133)
Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 735 University Avenue
Sewanee (population range: under 2,500)
37383-1000 Tennessee
United States
T +1 (931) 598 1238
F +1 (931) 598 3248

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 735 University Avenue
Sewanee 37383
+1 (931) 5981238
800 522 2234

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Anglican Christian-Anglican The Episcopal Church - www.episcopalchurch.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Sewanee: The University of the South's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Colleges of the South (ACS)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019