Congratulations

Today is our favorite day. Today we welcome you, as an officially admitted student, to our Domain. Today, all your hard work over the past four years has come to fruition – and trust us, we know you’ve worked hard. Today, could be the day that you decide that the next four years will be spent, diving into your academic life, leading SOP trips, getting to know professors over a cup of coffee, and forging exceptional friendships with folks from all around the country. You could start the newest and most exciting chapter of your life – today. Congratulations on being admitted to Sewanee!

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Outcomes

Career and Leadership Development

  • Personal attention through individual appointments
  • Workshops and panels on careers and leadership development
  • Opportunities for networking with alumni and meeting employers and recruiters from graduate and professional schools
  • Assessments via StrengthsQuest, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Strong Interest Inventory
  • Internship and job search coaching
  • Résumé and cover letter reviews
  • Access to online and print resources through an extensive career library

Class of 2016

  • 97% of graduates are employed, in graduate/professional school, or participating in a fellowship/service commitment within 6 months of graduation
  • 73% are employed in a full-time capacity
  • 12% are full-time graduate or professional school students
  • 8% are participating in fellowships or other service commitments
  • 4% are working while in graduate school

99% of graduates of the Class of 2016 reported their outcomes.

Outcomes Infographic

Play with our dynamic Outcomes Infographic to connect the college majors of our alumi to their eventual career field and see where a liberal arts education can take you.

Diversity

What does it mean to be the University of the South? The answer to that question changes from one generation to the next and from one individual to the next. Being “of the South” means that we are both the beneficiaries and the critics of a rich tradition. While we are deeply invested in this region, we also engage with other communities, locally and globally. Diversity and variety—of the South and of the world—inform and underpin our institution, and all our community’s citizens must confront this question on some level.

In its educational programs and activities and with regard to employment, the University of the South stands firmly for the principle that its students and employees (faculty and staff) have a right to be free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, and genetic information and free from sexual misconduct. Moreover, we promote the flourishing of a diverse and inclusive campus community.

  

Value

Financial Aid

Sewanee offers high quality financial aid, and Sewanee students are automatically considered for academic scholarship. 

  • Percentage of full-time undergraduate students in the College that receive financial aid: 79.9 percent
  • Percentage of class of 2019 receiving financial aid (grants and scholarships, work-study, and need-based loans): 85 percent
  • Average financial aid package (grants and scholarships, work-study, and need-based loans): $25,311

Tuition covers as many courses as you can take.
Whether you take the standard curriculum of 16 hours or an over-achiever curriculum of 22 hours per semester, your tuition will remain the same. We do not charge by credit hour.

One flat fee for room and board
We don’t have a tiered cost structure for residence halls. They’re all nice; there is one price. It’s the same thing when it comes to eating on campus. We only have one meal plan, one that will cover all your meals at McClurg Dining Hall—as many as you want.

Career counseling
Skills assessments, internship and career counseling, résumé and cover letter support, and networking events are included in the cost of attendance. Get started on your job search your freshman year if you like.

Laundry
Use of laundry facilities in residence halls is included in the cost of attendance. No reason to carry change around. No reason to walk around in dirty clothes, either.

Fitness
All students have unlimited access to fitness facilities at the Fowler Athletics Center. When your mind needs a break, a work out, or maybe just a nice swim.

Outdoor activities
Most Sewanee Outing Program (SOP) trips on the Domain are available to all students at no additional cost. Hike, bike, cave, and rock climb until you just can’t anymore.

Parking is reasonably priced.
You won’t drive your car very often as a Sewanee student. If you want to have one around, though, our parking fee is $105 per year. 

Printing
Unlimited printing is available at no additional cost to students at Jesse Ball duPont Library. Print a single page or senior thesis.

Traditions
Sewanee Terms

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