The University of the South

Acceptance Rate 60 %
SAT Average 1,295
Tuition & Fees $49,418
Student Population 1,800
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $26,285

Academic Overview

The University of the South is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Sewanee, Tennessee. It is a Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $49,418 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 1,800 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 60% and the graduation rate is 80% last year.
The salary after graduation from The University of the South varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,700. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Sewanee's tuition & fees is $49,418. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $18,243.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Sewanee. The acceptance rate of Sewanee is 60% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 19%. The average graduation rate is 80% and the transfer-out rate is 17%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $26,285 and 94% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 1,800 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for The University of the South is 60 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for The University of the South is 80 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for The University of the South is 17 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for The University of the South is 87 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for The University of the South is 1,800
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for The University of the South is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $26,285 at The University of the South.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN 37383-1000
Online Applicationnew.sewanee.edu/admission-aid/application-process/
Financial Aidnew.sewanee.edu/admission-aid/cost-financial-aid/
Net Price Calculatorwww.collegecostcalculator.org/sewaneetheuniversityofthesouth
Veterans Tuition
Disability Servicenew.sewanee.edu/campus-life/playing/wellness-commons/university-wellness-center/student-accessibility-services/

Offered Degrees

Sewanee offers 48 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree400
Post Bachelor's Degree10
Master's Degree40
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

The University of the South does not offer online classes (distance learning opportunities) for any degree program. The school provides study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassNo
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,800)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,205)

Veterans Benefits

The University of the South has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges