Sewanee Admissions

Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 66.71% and yield is 18.52%. 1,597 men and 1,948 women applied to Sewanee and 1,043 men and 1,322 women students were accepted. Among them, 211 men and 227 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 66.71%65.31%67.86%
Yield 18.52%20.23%17.17%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 176 students (40% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 268 students (61%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 680 and 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 660 (75th) and 570 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 92 (75th percentile) and 92 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580680
SAT Math570660
ACT Composite2530
ACT Math2328
ACT English2534
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at The University of the South are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,203, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

Sewanee requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes The University of the South application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Sewanee online application page .
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Sewanee Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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