735 University Avenue Sewanee, TN 37383 931-598-1238
http://www.sewanee.edu/ admiss@sewanee.edu
About Sewanee-University of the South
  • Year of Foundation 1857
  • Size of Campus 13,000 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Episcopal
  • Degrees Bachelor , Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,432
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 51%, 49%, 77%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board $9,760
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $45
  • Enrollment No. 1,450
Sewanee offers 36 majors, 32 minors, and 15 special programs, along with pre-medicine, pre-nursing, pre-law, and pre-business. More than 40 percent of students participate in study-abroad programs, and a comprehensive endowed program that provides financial support for summer internships has greatly strengthened career development for undergraduates. In an era of specialization, Sewanee upholds the broad-based ideals of liberal education as a surer means to success. At the University of the South, the adherence to outstanding liberal arts education and enduring traditions of honor, community, and respect have transformed many generations of students, and have earned the abiding loyalty and support of alumni who are enjoying lives of integrity, leadership, and service.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 11
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Sewanee Performing Arts Series, Tennessee Williams Festival, Perpetual Motion (dance exhibition)
  • Number of students in fraternities 11
  • Percent students who are frat members 70%
  • Number of honor societies Honorary, Curricular, and Language Organizations: Phi Beta Kappa (national honor society); Alpha Epsilon Delta (national pre-medical honor society); Der Deutsche Verein (the German Club); The Economics and Business Club; Eta Sigma Phi (national classics ho
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 6
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) All Saints' Chapel Outreach Ministries; Acolytes and Lay Readers for All Saints' Chapel; Campus Crusade for Christ; Canterbury Group (nondenominational Christian group); Community of the Cross of Nails (international ecumen
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 68%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Alliance; The Faculty-Mentor Program; Minority Orientation Program; Multi-Cultural Weekend
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 11
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Distance to nearest bus Monteagle (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Nashville (90), Chattanooga (45)
  • Distance to nearest train NA
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 43
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 22%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 94%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (44%), women's dorms (27%), men's dorms (21%), sorority housing (4%), fraternity housing (2%), apartments for married students (1%), other housing options (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 72%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 19%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
Campus Services
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 650
  • Museums University Gallery, Nabit Studio Art Building
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,896
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities The Jessie Ball duPont Library (1965), named for one of the University's most generous benefactors, serves as the hub for access to an enormous array of information resources. The Library's instructional program consists of half-credit courses in the use o
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 50
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 35
  • Student Computer Availability yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 307
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 676,342
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 60
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 73,642
  • Number Of Microforms 318,239
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,500
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 66%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs AmSouth Bancorporation Arkansas Steel Processing, Inc Bristol Hotels & Resorts/Crowne Plaza Hotel CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. Eakin & Smith Enterprise Leasing Co. First National Bank of Shelby County Lat Purser & Associates Lowe's Ho
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural