Homeschool applicants are students who were educated at home and plan to enroll at Sewanee as first-time college students.

Applicant submits
Free Common Application Roughly 7 business days after submitting, we will email Applicant Status Page login credentials. 
SAT/ACT scores (optional) Applicants will choose on the Common Application if they would like to submit SAT/ACT scores or apply test optional. Self-report your scores for free here.
Virtual Interview Scheduling instructions are sent after all supporting documents are submitted. 
Need-Based Aid Applicants Submit the FAFSA and CSS Profile by the application deadline. Incomplete need-based financial aid applications may delay admission decisions.
Early Decision Applicants Submit the early decision agreement.
Homeschool Teacher Submits
Official Academic Transcript with a detailed list of courses  Submit via or by email. Classes taken at a local two or four-year college/university are highly valued and transcripts should be included with the application. 
School Record & Counselor Recommendation Submit via or by email.
Teacher Recommendation Sewanee prefers a teacher recommendation by external educators (e.g. professor, tutor, etc.) If applicants do not have access to external educators, please email Faith Vaughn. Recommenders can submit documents via or email.

Review & Timeline

Every application submitted to us is reviewed by multiple members of the admission staff. We're looking to say yes and it's how you craft your application that gives us the ability to do so. Be sure you understand our review process and admission timeline.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Sewanee have a supplemental essay? How much does it cost to apply? All of these questions and more answered below.


Faith vaughn
assistant director of Admission