Hiwassee College

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Hiwassee College can be found in Madisonville, TN, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Hiwassee College has only around 200 enrolled students, which allows them to offer higher teacher to student ratios.

Many of the students that got into Hiwassee College got an SAT score between 560 to 640, or got accepted with an ACT score between 16 to 20. We were able to estimate the Hiwassee College average GPA (2.71 - 2.97) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 58% of all applicants are accepted to Hiwassee College, from which 38 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hiwassee.edu.

Overall Hiwassee College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Hiwassee College was reported as 58.4% in Fall 2013 with over 377 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 16 - 20
  • Average GPA: 2.71 - 2.97

How Hard Is It to Get into Hiwassee College?

Applicant Selectivity: Low

Students applying to Hiwassee College have a higher chance of getting accepted due to the low selectivity of the school as determined by the average standardized test scores ACT/SAT and average high school GPA of applicants from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hiwassee College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 64.7%
  • 2010-2011: 46.2%
  • 2011-2012: 63.0%
  • 2012-2013: 53.8%
  • 2013-2014: 58.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 56.9%

How Does Hiwassee College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hiwassee College is five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Toccoa Falls College49.4%
Brevard College44.9%
Warren Wilson College69.6%
Emmanuel College47.8%
Montreat College54.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hiwassee College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English14 - 20
Math15 - 19
Composite Score16 - 20
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