Sewanee: The University of the South


735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
(931) 598-1000 - phone
Toll-Free - (800) 522-2234

The University of the South is among the nation’s top liberal arts universities,
offering a challenging curriculum with rigorous degree requirements in literature
and the arts, history, and social sciences. Its strong literary tradition permeates
the curriculum. Strong interdisciplinary programs include international and global
studies and environmental studies. The University encourages students to have an
international experience and offers an array of programs around the globe. Service
learning courses and opportunities for collaborative research with faculty are
widely available. Internships provide support for a range of summer experiences
that help prepare students for careers. While honoring its Episcopal heritage, the
undergraduate College is nonsectarian in its teaching. The University’s 13,000-acre
campus on the Cumberland Plateau offers an unparalleled variety of educational
and recreational opportunities.

Vital Statistics

Fall 2013 Enrollment: Graduate 70 - Undergraduate 1,630

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 71%

Tuition and Fees: $35,756

Room and Board: $10,214

Founded: 1857

Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2012 to Spring 2013: 384

Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

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