Sewanee-The University of the South Top Questions

Describe the students at your school.


A group of the most polite, enjoyable, and intelligent individuals any school has undoubtedly ever seen.


There are about 1,500 students in the college and the School of Theology. Ninety-five percent of them live on campus. The Sewanee education combines serious intellectual pursuit, collaborative learning, community outreach, and spiritual growth in a beautiful outdoor setting—a 10,000 acre campus that recently grew with the acquisition of 3,000 additional acres.


Versatile; my classmates are not only willing to share notes but also hang out on the weekends at parties and just be your friends, even if they're not your best friends.


My classmates are wonderful people who I interact with on a daily basis. We all have a great time and can pick each other up if the need arises. Since I am atheater major, I have a lot of demonstrative classmates, and it is interesting to see each students' personality evolve through the year.