Sewanee: Univ. of the South

Women's D3 Coach: Nancy Mueller
2 / 10
1,698 Undergrads / 1,785 Students
10 / 10
$34,971 Net Price
4 / 10
67% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Southern Athletic (SAA)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Rural: Distant

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
72% / 79%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Protestant Episcopal
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Nashville Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Chattanooga Tennessee Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Birmingham Alabama Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Charleston South Carolina Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Memphis Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Austin Texas Area
  • Knoxville Tennessee Area
Where Grads Work
  • Wells Fargo
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • AT&T
  • Bank of America
  • PwC
  • UBS
  • Regions Financial Corporation
  • US Army
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • IBM
  • Merrill Lynch
  • US Navy
  • The University of Alabama
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church
  • Accenture
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Sales
  • Community and Social Services
  • Legal
  • Media and Communication
  • Operations
  • Research
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Healthcare Services
  • Arts and Design
  • Administrative
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
590 - 670
570 - 660
1250 - 1410
25 - 34
23 - 28
25 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 570 - 670 for SAT

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 3,545 1,597 1,948
% Admitted 67% 65% 68%
% Admits That Enroll 19% 20% 17%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.69
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (26%)
    Economics, General (15%)
    Psychology, General (11%)
    Psychology (11%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (9%)
    English Language & Literature (9%)
    English Language and Literature, General (9%)
    Political Science and Government, General (9%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (8%)
    History (7%)
    History, General (7%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (7%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    International/Global Studies (5%)
    Natural Resources/Conservation, General (4%)
    Sustainability Studies (4%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$46,472
    Books & Supplies$1,200
    Cost of Living$13,268
    Personal Expenses$1,750
    Sticker Price$62,690

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    98% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship98%$25,979
    Federal Grants14%$5,986
    Pell Grants14%$4,544
    Other Federal5%$3,749
    State & Local Grants21%$4,290
    Institutional Grants98%$24,270
    Student Loans31%$5,803
    Federal Loans31%$5,104
    Other Loans3%$9,523

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $411 Million $230,244

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,124.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $16,000 $203

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.0%

    Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 437 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,500

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 6.66 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 72% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 19 17
    Fondling 6 6
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 20 19
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson 1 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Other-dominant, with Arts & Sciences
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

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