Hiwassee College

225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville
TN, 37354-4001
Tel: (423)442-2001
235 students
Private not-for-profit

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The Mission of Hiwassee College: Hiwassee College, founded in 1849 and associated with the United Methodist Church, is a liberal arts, residential institution of higher education, providing quality education for all students in an atmosphere that promotes intellectual pursuit, spiritual growth, and social and personal responsibility.
School Highlights:
Hiwassee College serves 235 students (94% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 25%.
Hiwassee College is the only community colleges within Monroe County, TN.
The nearest community college is Roane State Community College (26.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Hiwassee College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 235 teachers has declined by 43% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
235 students
1,283 students
Hiwassee College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
221 students
832 students
Hiwassee College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 14 students
1,021 students
Hiwassee College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hiwassee College sch enrollment Hiwassee College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Hiwassee College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Hiwassee College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
13%
12%
Hiwassee College Black (2006-2012)
% White
83%
66%
Hiwassee College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Hiwassee College sch ethnicity Hiwassee College sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.29 0.45
Hiwassee College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,340 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,340 is more than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 36% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,340 $5,845
Hiwassee College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,340 $10,047
Hiwassee College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 54%
78%
Hiwassee College Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
SAT Total Avg. 1,256
1,385
Hiwassee College sat total (2006-2012)
SAT Reading 443
465
Hiwassee College sat reading (2006-2012)
SAT Math 443
475
Hiwassee College sat math (2006-2012)
SAT Writing 370
445
Hiwassee College sat writing (2007-2012)
ACT Composite Avg. 19
20
ACT English 19
19
ACT Math 19
20
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1849, Hiwassee College is one the oldest private institutions in the State of Tennessee. Its campus has grown from the original seven acres donated by Reverend Daniel B. Carter to start the College to a campus comprised of eighteen buildings situated on sixty acres of a four hundred acre tract of land located just one mile north of the town of Madisonville. The College offers a variety of university parallel and career/vocational programs leading to the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Applied Science degree. Recently, the college has expanded to a four year institution and now offers Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. Located in Madisonville, Tennessee, Hiwassee is a private, four-year residential college with an enrollment of approximately 300 students. This little college has been fulfilling big dreams since its inception in 1849. Rated as one of five most affordable private colleges in Tennessee, Hiwassee professors, students, and athletic teams frequently receive statewide, national, and even international recognition. Hiwassee College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS). Hiwassee College was awarded Candidate status as a Category II institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 3, 2009; this status is effective for a period of five years. TRACS is recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE), the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE). The College is further accredited by the University Senate of The United Methodist Church and the Tennessee State Department of Education.

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Did You Know?
For Tennessee public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,523 per year for in-state students and $13,669 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $12,157 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Tennessee is 76%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Tennessee community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Remington College-Nashville Campus. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.