Overall Sewanee-The University of the South Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1140 - 1340
- ACT Scores: 26 - 30
- Average GPA: 3.7
How Hard Is It to Get into Sewanee-The University of the South
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Sewanee-The of the South is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Sewanee-The University of the South Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in TN
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
Candidates applying to Sewanee are required to complete the following information with their application:
- (1) Official high school transcripts showing excellent performance in the following recommended course set: English (4 years); Mathematics (3 years); Laboratory Science (2 years); Social Studies or History (2 years); and one Foreign Language (2 years).
- (2) Official test results from either the ACT or SAT.
- (3) Personal essay
- (4) Two letters of recommendation from a high school teacher or guidance counselor.
- (5) Two letters of recommendation from church leaders, employers, or volunteer supervisors.
Although not required, an interview with an admissions counselor and a personalized campus visit are strongly suggested by the admissions department at Sewanee.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||580 - 670|
|Math||560 - 670|
|Total Score:||1140 - 1340|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|Composite Score:||26 - 30|