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. Civic 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 2017 Enrollment: Graduate 76 - Undergraduate 1,793

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 87%

Tuition and Fees: $45,120

Room and Board: $12,880

Founded: 1857

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

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2016 to Spring 2017: 457

Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1

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