Sewanee The University of the South: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Sewanee The University of the South is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,590 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1858 and is the only college located in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Sewanee The University of the South is affiliated with Protestant Episcopal Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
40
At Sewanee The University of the South you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Sewanee The University of the South deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 40 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, Political Science, Economics, Theology and Religion, and History. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
86%
The student retention rate at Sewanee The University of the South is high at 86% (well above Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Sewanee The University of the South is very good: 82%.

Student to faculty ratio at Sewanee The University of the South is good - 10:1. Learn more information on instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,100
Average tuition costs are extremely high - around $32,800 a year. The additional fees at Sewanee The University of the South not covered by tuition are approximately $300; this comes to a total of $33,100 per year.

Read the details about Sewanee The University of the South additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
59%
As reported in recent government data, 3,369 applications were submitted and 1,980 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

Sewanee The University of the South will consider accepting advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Sewanee The University of the South in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Sewanee The University of the South offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Sewanee The University of the South, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Sewanee The University of the South provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,500 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: about $4,900 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Sewanee The University of the South appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Sewanee The University of the South Location and Maps



Post Address: Sewanee The University of the South, 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000, USA
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