Applying to Sewanee is about as straightforward as it gets. We have no application fee and we are completely test-optional.

Uncommon Air

Enter through our gates on the Cumberland plateau and take a deep breath. Something about the air is different here.


We only make one decision when it comes to admission. We admit students who belong at Sewanee. That's why one of our first steps in the admission process is for us to determine fit.

Admitted Students

Excited to begin your journey here on the Mountain? This is where you can make your enrollment deposit, register for an admitted student event, keep up with our Sewanee Sessions, and learn more about the people, places, and opportunities you will soon be acquainted with.


The best way to learn about Sewanee is to visit us. We offer a robust combination of virtual and on-campus visits for prospective students and families. Connect with us today!


At Sewanee, we provide individual attention to each student during the admission process. Your admission counselor is available to you every step of the way.

Cost & Financial Aid

The 2024-25 FAFSA priority filing deadline is now March 1, 2024. All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships ranging from $4,000 to the full cost of attendance in addition to possible grants and tuition remissions through federal, state, or institutional sources.

Parents & Families

We are delighted that your student is considering Sewanee. A great way to evaluate the Sewanee experience is to come for a visit. Browse the link below to explore some of what Sewanee has to offer then schedule your trip to the Mountain.

Diversity & Inclusion

We believe in the power of diversity to enhance our academic and residential life and to enrich our understanding of the world. We engage our most rigorous thinking when we interact with people whose perspectives differ from our own. 

Pre-College & Summer Programs

From the arts, to fieldwork, to creative writing, Sewanee's pre-college programs give high school students a taste of life on the Domain during one of the most beautiful times of the year.

College Counselors

Sewanee loves counselors, and we'd love to have you to visit. Discover your best opportunity to see the Domain firsthand.