Madisonville, Tennessee

Hiwassee College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Hiwassee College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Hiwassee College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Hiwassee College and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #24 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 238 out of 374 applicants were admitted making Hiwassee College a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 70 percent. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Hiwassee College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Hiwassee College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Hiwassee College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1140
Average SAT Score 1040

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Hiwassee College?

Hiwassee College typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #31 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hiwassee College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >75%
1040 to 1140 Avg + 64%-75%
940 to 1040 Avg - 51%-64%
840 to 940 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 840 Low <38%
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Hiwassee College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Hiwassee College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Hiwassee College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 19
ACT Composite 75th 20
Average ACT Score 18

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Hiwassee College?

Admission data indicates that Hiwassee College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 18 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 20 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 91 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Hiwassee College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Hiwassee College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
20 and Above Good >78%
18 to 20 Avg + 64%-78%
17 to 18 Avg - 56%-64%
16 to 17 Reach 47%-56%
Less than 16 Low <47%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Hiwassee College has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Admission Statistics

Hiwassee College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 220 151 374
Accepted 147 91 238
Acceptance Rate 67% 60% 64%
Enrolled 47 39 86
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 32% 43% 36%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Hiwassee College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Hiwassee College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Hiwassee College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220312 IPEDS survey data for Hiwassee College.