Sewanee: The University of the South - Master's Degree
- Average Tuition USD 21,288
Sewanee: The University of the South, was founded in 1857 by the clergy and lay people of the Episcopal dioceses in the south. The campus established on a site in Sewanee, atop the Cumberland Plateau, started operations in 1868 with nine students and four faculty. Over the years, Sewanee established a preparatory school, college, and seminary programs.
Today the Sewanee campus covers 13,000 forested acres and has a student population of 1,500. It’s facilities have grown to include a student union, fitness center, dining hall, sciences building and forestry and geology building. Sewanee is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, master’s, and doctorate degrees. The School of Theology is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.
SchoolApply Ranking 159
Forbes (USA) 134
US News (Liberal Arts) 41
- Minimum GPA 3.66
- Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 90
- Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
- Minimum SAT 1730
- Minimum ACT 24
Established in 1857
Stirling’s Coffee House is a popular hangout for students and professors at Sewanee. The Coffee House owned by Sewanee: The University of the South was established in 1996 and named after a beloved English professor Ted Stirling. Stirling’s Coffee House is run by the college’s own students.
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735 University Ave, Sewanee, TN 37383, United States
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Class of 1976
What can I say? Sewanee was an incredible experience, and one that allows me to advocate for the liberal arts as valid brain training and personal development- things I am afraid we tend to overlook as important parts of the higher education mission!
Class of 1991
I mostly enjoyed the lasting relationship I made while at Sewanee both with students and faculty. I also did not mind driving fire trucks, wearing a kilt to football games and the occasional foggy morning.
Greatest four years of my life
I adore this school. Anytime I hear about someone going there, I get a little jealous. It's fun for parents too. I miss it but the one great thing about Sewanee is that the school always welcomes you back and encourages you to visit all the time. There is nothing like this place.
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