Sewanee: The University of the South is a private, 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 13,000 acres (53 km2) of scenic mountain property atop the Cumberland Plateau, with the developed portion occupying about 1,000 acres (4.0 km2).
Often known simply as Sewanee, the school was ranked 33rd in the annual U.S. News & World Report list of liberal arts colleges. In 2011, Forbes ranked it 57th on Forbes List of America's 650 Best Colleges. Sewanee is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.
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