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Study at Sewanee: The University of The South

Sewanee: The University of The South is in Sewanee, TN. Sewanee is a rural area. The school is classified as a Protestant Episcopal college. Sewanee: The University of The South is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Sewanee: The University of The South offers many Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at the school include science, mathematics, drama and performing arts, fine arts, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Sewanee: The University of The South Selectivity

Not all applicants to Sewanee: The University of The South are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 680 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 560 to 650 in 2007.


The schools' faculty/student ratio of superior to most. The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The Sewanee: The University of The South teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 1, 561 students study at the school .

Student Life

Very few students at Sewanee: The University of The South attend part-time. The school offers a real campus feel. Sewanee: The University of The South makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at the school can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference athletics.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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.

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.

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 Christs church, in the Anglican tradition of forming disciples through a common life of prayer, learning, and service. Sewanees seminary education and world-wide programs equip people for ministry through the gift of theological reflection in community. "

Sewanee: The University of The South Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts194English, history, economics, political science, anthropology, Spanish language, area studies, international studies, . . .
Religion and Philosophy61ministry, theology, religion, philosophy
Therapy and Counselling36psychology
Fine Arts34art history and criticism, fine arts
Science30biology, environmental biology, geology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, chemistry courses
Conservation and Resource Management19environmental studies, conservation, forest sciences
Drama and Performing Arts7drama
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science

Contact: Sewanee: The University of The South

Sewanee: The University of The South

735 University Avenue

Sewanee, TN 37383-1000

General Phone: (931) 598-1000


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