The only thing easier than realizing that you want to apply to Sewanee is actually doing it.

Sewanee had 5,001 applicants for the class of 2024.

Admission Facts

Admission, Aid, & Deposit Timeline

All applicants, no matter their admission round, are fully eligible for need-based aid and scholarship considerations so as long as they submit all requirements by their admission deadline. Enrollment deposits are non-refundable after your deposit deadline.

Round Admission & Need-Based Aid Deadline Admission & Scholarship Notifications  Deposit Deadline
Spring Transfer Nov. 1 Rolling Dec. 3
Early Decision I Nov. 15 Early Dec. Jan. 15
Early Action Dec. 1 Late Jan. May 1
Early Decision II Jan. 15 Late Jan. March 1
Regular Decision Feb. 1 Early March May 1
Fall Transfer June 1 Rolling July 1
Early Decision 

For students who realize that Sewanee is not only a great college choice, but the only college choice for them, there’s no better option than Early Decision. By applying Early Decision, a student will submit an Early Decision Agreement stating they will withdraw all applications from other schools after confirming an enrollment decision to Sewanee. 

Early Action

There are plenty of students who are over-the-moon about Sewanee but feel more comfortable keeping their options open. Why wait?

Regular Decision

For students who need just a little bit more time, or are maybe waiting on admission decisions from other schools, the Regular Decision deadline is your last chance to apply to Sewanee. 


Transfer applicants are students who plan to enroll at Sewanee after enrolling at another college or university. Sewanee enrolls transfer students twice a year. For students interested applying for transfer for a January start, the priority deadline is Nov. 1. For students interested applying for transfer for an August start, the priority deadline is June 1. 

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