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Sewanee-The University of the South

Sewanee, Tennessee


Sewanee-The University of the South

Private 4 Year

About Sewanee-The University of the South

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 (officially called "The Domain" or, affectionately, "The Mountain") consists of 13,000 acres (53 km2) of scenic mountain property atop the Cumberland Plateau, with the developed portion occupying about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2).


Located in Sewanee, Tennessee.

735 University Avenue, Sewanee, TN, 37383-1000, Franklin County

Sewanee-The University of the South Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#466 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Tennessee

#11 of 171

2022 Top Religious Colleges in Tennessee

#6 of 34

Most Popular Majors

Out of 15 majors categories at Sewanee-The University of the South, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Sewanee-The University of the South within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni