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 you hit submit, we will email your Applicant Status Page login credentials. 
SAT/ACT scores (optional) You will decide on your application if you would like to submit your SAT/ACT scores or apply test optional
Interview An online interview to be conducted before your application is reviewed. Scheduling instructions are made available after your application and supporting documents are submitted. 
Applying for Need-Based Aid? Complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile by your application deadline. Incomplete need-based financial aid applications may delay admission decisions.
Applying Early Decision? Submit the early decision agreement.
Request to be submitted
Official Academic Transcript with a detailed list of courses  Your homeschool teacher can 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 Your homeschool teacher can submit via or by email.
Teacher Recommendation Sewanee requires a teacher recommendation by external educators (e.g. professor, tutor, etc.) rather than internal educators (e.g. immediate family members). Your recommenders can submit via or by 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

Fulford Hall