Sewanee - The University of the South

Is Sewanee a Good School for the Money?

Sewanee - The University of the South Value Report

College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a Sewanee degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Sewanee annual value report below.

Within Tennessee, Sewanee is a Great Quality for a Fair Price.

Top 50% Tennessee Value
Top 10% Tennessee Quality

Sewanee - The University of the South is ranked #3 out of #42 in Tennessee for quality and #17 out of #36 for Tennessee value.

This makes it a great quality for a fair price in the state.

State Value Ranking  17 out of 36
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  52.78 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the Sewanee financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 30% National Value
Top 10% National Quality

Sewanee - The University of the South is ranked #440 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Sewanee - The University of the South is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  440 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  70.11 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Centre College $103,543 A+
Gustavus Adolphus College $129,323 A
St Olaf College $140,612 A
Creighton University $149,529 A-
Sewanee - The University of the South $166,223 B
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus $166,848 B
Saint Louis University $191,922 C
University of California - Santa Barbara $196,452 C
Colorado School of Mines $197,482 C
Oberlin College $218,107 D+
New York University $252,165 D

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $166,223 For That Piece of Paper

The Sewanee time to graduate is about 4.08 years and will cost an estimated $40,741 per year. This brings the total cost to 166,223.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $40,741
Average Years to Graduate 4.08
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $166,223

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Sewanee cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$153,706 In-State With Aid
$249,998 Avg Cost No Aid
4.08 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Sewanee value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $249,998 #475 B
All Students $166,223 #440 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $153,706 #534 B-
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $249,998 #13 B-
All Students $166,223 #17 C
Only Students Receiving Aid $153,706 #17 C

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Tennessee.

About 92% of Sewanee students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Sewanee financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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