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About Hiwassee College

Hiwassee College Overview

Hiwassee College is a private, religious school in a rural setting in Madisonville, Tennessee. Hiwassee College was founded in 1849 and enrolls 398 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Hiwassee College! Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Hiwassee College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Hiwassee College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Planning to play sports? Hiwassee College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Hiwassee College on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Hiwassee College on the Student Life page.

2021 Hiwassee College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $0

Is Hiwassee College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Let's take a closer look at all of these areas to get a better idea of what Hiwassee College offers and if it could be the right college for you.

2004 Acceptance Rate for Hiwassee College

It is slightly difficult to get into Hiwassee College. Around 70% of applicants get into Hiwassee College each year. Last year, 562 students applied to Hiwassee College and 392 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Hiwassee College

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Hiwassee College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Hiwassee College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Hiwassee College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. As of 2004, the total market value of the school endowment was $5.1 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $3,021 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Hiwassee College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Hiwassee College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Hiwassee College. Based on this information, how does Hiwassee College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is Hiwassee College a good school for you?

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Where is Hiwassee College Located?

Hiwassee College is located in the rural setting of Madisonville, Tennessee.

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College Info

225 Hiwassee College Drive Madisonville, TN 37354

Campus Setting: Rural

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