When you pass through the gates of our campus, something happens. Because it's not a campus. Not exactly. It's so much more than a campus that we had to come up with new words for it.

Student Enrollment
  • College of Arts & Sciences: 1,735 undergraduate students from 46 states and the District of Columbia, with 69 international students from 27 countries
  • The School of Letters: 50 graduate students from 37 states and the District of Columbia in summers-focused MFA program in creative writing, with over 150 graduates since 2006
  • The School of Theology: 146 graduate students in year-round and summer programs; M.Div. students represent 39 dioceses

Undergraduate Academics
  • 37 majors, 42 minors, and 13 special programs, along with pre-professional programs in business, health/medicine, education, engineering, and law.
  • Sewanee has produced 27 Rhodes Scholars, 53 Watson Fellows, 35 NCAA Postgraduate Scholars, and dozens of Fulbright Scholars.
  • Graduate school acceptance rates: business 90-95%; law 90-95%; medicine 80-85% (national average is 42%)
  • Student-faculty ratio 10:1
  • Average class size: 16

  • 99 percent of undergraduate students live on campus.
  • The Domain: 13,000 acres of forests, bluffs, meadows, lakes, and caves is a significant research and recreational resource for students and faculty.
  • The market value of the University’s endowment was $420 million at the end of the last fiscal year (June 30, 2020).