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University of the South, Sewanee

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Sewanee: The University of the South, also known as Sewanee, is a private, residential, coeducational liberal arts college located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States. It is owned by 28 southern dioceses of the Episcopal Church, and its School of Theology is an official seminary of the church. The university's School of Letters offers graduate degrees in American Literature and Creative Writing. The campus (officially called "The Domain" or, affectionately, "The Mountain") consists of 13000acre of scenic mountain property atop the Cumberland Plateau, with the developed portion occupying about 1000acre.The school was ranked 45th in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report list of liberal arts colleges. In 2016, Forbes ranked it 94th on its list of Top Colleges in the United States. Sewanee is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
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  • The University of the South at Sewanee, TN has one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation. The surrounding hills provide fantastic hiking opportunities literally adjacent to the campus.  more »
  • Beautiful architecture and stained glass in the chapel. The campus is historic, pretty, and well maintained. Recommend stopping by to see this on any trip to the area.  more »
  • Beautiful Campus! My wife and I enjoyed visiting and learning about the school's History.
  • Absolutely beautiful campus. If you get the chance, take an hour to walk around campus and visit the chapel.

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