Hiwassee College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - OustandingCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Very Good
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Hiwassee College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 280 students enrolled. This school was established in 1849 and is the only school located in Madisonville, Tennessee.

Hiwassee College is affiliated with United Methodist Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
8
Few
Associate's degree and bachelor's degree are available at Hiwassee College.

Hiwassee College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 8 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Dental, Forestry, and Agriculture. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
89%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Hiwassee College student retention rate is high at 89% (well above Tennessee average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Hiwassee College is low: 30%.

Student to faculty ratio at Hiwassee College is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more details regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$15,700
High
Average tuition cost is fairly high - around $15,000 per year. The additional fees at Hiwassee College not covered by tuition are roughly $700; which comes to $15,700 a year.

Read the details about Hiwassee College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
59%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 418 applications were submitted and 246 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

This school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Hiwassee College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$2,300
Low
Hiwassee College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Hiwassee College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
A
Safe
Hiwassee College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 200 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - roughly $2,300 per academic year.

Based on the college crime data, Hiwassee College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Hiwassee College Location and Maps



Post Address: Hiwassee College, 225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001, USA
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