Sewanee: The University of the South

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About Sewanee: The University of the South

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Jon Meacham ranks among our Top Influential Historians Today.

According to Wikipedia, Sewanee: The University of the South, commonly known as Sewanee , is a private Episcopal liberal arts college in Sewanee, Tennessee. It is owned by 28 southern dioceses of the Episcopal Church, and its School of Theology is an official seminary of the church. The university's School of Letters offers graduate degrees in American Literature and Creative Writing. The campus consists of of scenic mountain property atop the Cumberland Plateau, with the developed portion occupying about .

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Sewanee: The University of the South Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
4,19156%80%124527

How Much Does Sewanee: The University of the South Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$49,418
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$17,277
30K - 48K$15,686
48K - 75K$24,851
75K - 110K$30,313
110K+$38,820

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Sewanee: The University of the South Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Sewanee: The University of the South, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,700 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Sewanee: The University of the South's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
1,9211,83388

Where is Sewanee: The University of the South?

Sewanee: The University of the South is located at 735 University Avenue, Sewanee TN 37383-1000

What Is Sewanee: The University of the South Known For?

Sewanee: The University of the South is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Sewanee: The University of the South's Most Influential Alumni?

Sewanee: The University of the South's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Law, and History. Here are some of Sewanee: The University of the South's most famous alumni:

Edmund Kirby Smith
Edmund Kirby Smith
A Confederate States Army general .
William C. Gorgas
A 22nd Surgeon General of the United States Army.
Gene Robinson
Gene Robinson
A Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire.
Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham
An American journalist and biographer.
George C. Nichopoulos
An American physician .
Archibald Butt
Archibald Butt
A Military aide to Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft.
John Jay Hooker
An American businessman and lawyer.
Hudson Stuck
Hudson Stuck
A Co-led the first expedition to successfully climb the South Peak of Mount McKinley.
Samuel Pickering
Samuel Pickering
An American academic.
Douglass Adair
A Historian.
Edwin Alderman
Edwin Alderman
A University President.
Brian Reynolds
Brian Reynolds
A Video game designer.

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