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 physical 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. Community engagement 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, research, and recreational opportunities.

Vital Statistics

Fall 2016 Enrollment: Graduate 84 - Undergraduate 1,731

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 83%

Tuition and Fees: $42,400

Room and Board: $12,100

Founded: 1857

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

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2015 to Spring 2016: 448

Student to Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1

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