Sewanee-The University of the South

NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)


Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts: These institutions are primarily undergraduate colleges with major emphasis on baccalaureate programs. They award at least half of their baccalaureate degrees in liberal arts fields.

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735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN, 37383-1000

(931) 598-1000    

The University of the South is an institution of the Episcopal Church dedicated to the increase of knowledge, understanding, and wisdom, pursued in close community and in full freedom of inquiry, and enlightened by Christian faith in the Anglican tradition, to the end that students may be prepared to search for truth, seek justice for all, preserve liberty under law, and serve God and humanity.<p> The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to the development of the whole person through a liberal arts education of exceptional quality. Outstanding students work in close contact with distinguished faculty in a demanding course of humane and scientific study that prepares them for lives of high achievement. Providing rich opportunities for leadership and spiritual growth while grounding its community on a pledge of honor, Sewanee enables students to live with grace, integrity, and a reverent concern for the world.<p>The School of Theology educates women and men to serve the broad whole of the Episcopal Church in ordained and lay vocations. The School develops leaders who are learned, skilled, informed by the Word of God, and committed to the mission of Christ’s church, in the Anglican tradition of forming disciples through a common life of prayer, learning, and service. Sewanee’s seminary education and world-wide programs equip people for ministry through the gift of theological reflection in community.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children

Advanced placement (AP) credits

Academic Year Prices 2015 -2016 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14
In District $38,700 $37,100 $35,756
In State $38,700 $37,100 $35,756
Out of State $38,700 $37,100 $35,756
Books/Misc. $900 $900 $900
On Campus      
Room and Board $11,050 $10,600 $10,214
Other Expenses $1,300 $1,100 $1,100
Off Campus      
Room and Board $11,050 $10,000 $10,214
Other Expenses $1,300 $1,100 $1,100
Off Campus With Family      
Other Expenses - $1,100 $1,100

Major NCAA Programs

Sport Conference
Cross Country/Track

Financial Aid 2013-2014

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants
20.0 % $4,975
State/Local Grant
19.0 % $4,960
Institutional Grants
74.0 % $20,439
Loans 35.0 % $5,083
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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