Our Story


We expect all prospective students to understand our community and the guidelines by which we live before applying. Here is a quick reference guide:

Completing your application
  1. Understand our application review process and requirements

  2. Choose your application deadline.

  3. Submit your free Common Application.

  4. If you are applying for need-based financial aid, complete the need-based documents by your application deadline. Your application is not complete until you have completed the need-based financial aid process. Decisions will not be made until all need-based financial aid materials are submitted.
Applicant Types

Requirements can vary based on the type of applicant you are. Review the different requirements and how to submit your documents.

Sewanee had 5,127 applicants for the class of 2027.

Applying is simple

Already Applied?

Keep up with your admission checklist, decision, and so much more on your Applicant Status Page.

Timeline & Review Process

Students can choose among from a variety of admission rounds and deadlines. Be sure to read through our admission timeline and review process. Your application gives us a glimpse into your experience as a high school student, a teammate, a member of your community, and so much more. 

Connect with Us

Your admission counselor will help you every step of the way. They're just that way. Want to connect with a student? Reach out to a current Arcadian.

Title IX

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. The Title IX Coordinator at the University of the South is Dr. Sylvia Gray. 931.598.1420 | titleix@sewanee.edu | Woods Lab 138