Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Sewanee: The University of the South (Sewanee, TN)


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Sewanee: The University of the South is ranked 39 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 69 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 40%
Applicants who took ACT 53%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+18%
600-69949%
600+67%

SAT Math Score

700+8%
600-69950%
600+58%

ACT Score

30-3636%
24-2959%
24+95%

Students applied4,509
Students admitted1,830
Admission rate41%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate74%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$42,128
Fees$272
Room and board$12,100
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$55,700

Cost after need-based aid$29,783
Cost after non-need-based aid$44,761

Average debt at graduation$22,362

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$40,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met94%
Average need-based aid$25,917
Average non-need-based aid$10,939

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,710

Full-Time

Men808
Women877

Part-Time

Men13
Women12

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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