Sewanee-The University of the South

Sewanee-The University of the South, more commonly referred to as "Sewanee", is a privately owned and operated liberal arts college that is affiliated with the southern dioceses of the Episcopal Church. The university was founded in 1857 and is located atop a 13,000 acre property on the scenic Cumberland Plateau in Sewanee, Tennessee. Sewanee has just over 1,500 undergraduate students and 190 graduate students.

Sewanee offers a liberal arts curriculum at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Undergraduate degrees are offered through the College and the School of Theology and graduate degrees are offered through the School of Letters. Graduate degrees include a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing and a Master of Arts (MA) in American Literature.

Sewanee is among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranked Sewanee 45th in the nation in 2015. That same year, Forbes ranked Sewanee 98th on its "America's Top Colleges" report. Sewanee has produced several dozen Fulbright Scholars, 26 Rhodes Scholars and 36 Watson Fellowships.

General Information

Phone Number: (931) 598-1000
Address: 735 University Avenue, Sewanee, Tennessee 37383-1000
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 1,400+ undergrad, less than 100 grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 33,957
Out-of-State Tuition $ 33,972
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
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Majors and Degrees

Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Environmental Biology
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
Area Studies
Asian Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Ancient Classical Greek Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
International Global Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Forest Sciences and Biology
Natural Resources Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Geology Earth Science
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government
Theology and Religious Vocations
Divinity Ministry
Theology Theological Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts
Fine Studio Arts

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