Chances of getting into Sewanee The University of the South

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
65.2%
Admission Difficulty for Sewanee The University of the South
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Sewanee and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #18 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,258 out of 3,465 applicants were admitted making Sewanee a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Sewanee The University of the South typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Sewanee SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Sewanee The University of the South
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SAT Scores for Sewanee The University of the South
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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Sewanee ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Scores for Sewanee The University of the South
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ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Scores for Sewanee The University of the South
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.6
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Sewanee The University of the South. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Sewanee The University of the South was 3.6 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in Tennessee for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Sewanee accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Sewanee The University of the South students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 43% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 11% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

72% of Sewanee The University of the South freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Sewanee The University of the South students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 42%
Top 25% of class 72%
Top 50% of class 96%
Bottom 50% of class 4%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Sewanee The University of the South admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,898 1,567 3,465
Accepted 1,246 1,012 2,258
Acceptance Rate 66% 65% 65%
Enrolled 247 230 477
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 23% 21%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
9

Applicants have 9 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Sewanee The University of the South and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Sewanee The University of the South Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Sewanee The University of the South
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221519 IPEDS survey data for Sewanee The University of the South.

Frequently Asked Questions

65% of those who apply are granted admission to Sewanee. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.