|Admission Standards||Very High|
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How hard is it to get into Sewanee and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,365 out of 3,545 applicants were admitted making Sewanee a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 27 percent. Sewanee The University of the South typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 19% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Sewanee The University of the South. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. .
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||570|
|SAT Composite 25th||1150|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||680|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1340|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Sewanee The University of the South?
Sewanee The University of the South typically prefers applicants to be in the top 32 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1150 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1340 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1245 to 1340||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1150 to 1245||Avg -||54%-67%|
|1055 to 1150||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 1055||Low||<41%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||34|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Sewanee?
Admission data indicates that Sewanee regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Sewanee The University of the South.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>79%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||67%-79%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||57%-67%|
|23 to 25||Reach||46%-57%|
|Less than 23||Low||<46%|
What GPA do you need to get into Sewanee The University of the South?
Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Sewanee. 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 67% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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||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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||17%||20%||19%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Sewanee The University of the South is $0.
What are the requirements for admission to Sewanee The University of the South and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Considered but not required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Considered but not required|
|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.
67% of those who apply are granted admission to Sewanee. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1150 and 1340. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 0% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.