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 67% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Tennessee for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 228 out of 340 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 62 percent. Only 29% 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 500
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for Hiwassee College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 520
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Average SAT Score 1060

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

Hiwassee College typically requires applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1060 out of 1600. The school ranks #23 in Tennessee for highest average SAT composite score. 5 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Hiwassee College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >78%
1060 to 1090 Avg + 67%-78%
1030 to 1060 Avg - 54%-67%
1000 to 1030 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 1000 Low <41%
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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 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Hiwassee College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Tennessee for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 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
22 and Above Good >79%
19 to 22 Avg + 67%-79%
17 to 19 Avg - 57%-67%
15 to 17 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 15 Low <46%
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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 204 136 340
Accepted 136 92 228
Acceptance Rate 67% 68% 67%
Enrolled 34 31 65
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 25% 34% 29%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

5% of students submit their SAT scores to Hiwassee College. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Hiwassee College. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1090. 5% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 95% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.