The University of the South

Sewanee, Tennessee

Overview

Address735 University Avenue
School Websitewww.sewanee.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

The University of the South is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Sewanee, Tennessee that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,465 students applied to The University of the South. Of those students, 2,258 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in The University of the South was $44,848, in addition to fees of $272. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend The University of the South.

The University of the South has a 84% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The The University of the South acceptance rate is 65%. To put this into perspective, 2,258 of the 3,465 students who applied to The University of the South in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in The University of the South is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into The University of the South had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for The University of the South was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to The University of the South as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At The University of the South, the tuition for in-state residents is $44,848. Combined with fees of $272, room and board costs of $12,880, other expenses of $1,750 and the $1,200 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $60,950.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $45,120 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in The University of the South to $60,950 for out-of-state students.

Students at The University of the South are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at The University of the South was $6,362 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 16%.

The University of the South Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to The University of the South.

The University of the South has a good gender split, with 51% of undergraduates being female and 49% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 22% of students come from in-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at The University of the South is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from The University of the South to thrive in your studies.

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