Study at Hiwassee CollegeThe main campus of Hiwassee is in Madisonville, TN (a rural site not far from an urban area). The school is a United Methodist institution. Hiwassee is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.
Hiwassee students most commonly major in a field related to engineering, music, medicine, agricultural science and management, education and teaching, and nutrition and exercise therapy.
The school does not accept everyone who applies. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 370 or more.
The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007, Hiwassee had 434 enrolled students.
Many students at the school live in campus housing. Hiwassee makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available. Hiwassee takes athletics seriously enough to offer athletic financial aid to a significant portion of its students.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"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. "
Hiwassee Programs and Degrees
|General Category||Degrees||Most Common Majors |
|Nursing and Emergency Medicine||9||pre-nursing|
|Business and Management||6||business management, marketing, accounting, finance|
|Medicine||6||pre-veterinary, pre-dentistry, pre-med, medical preparatory|
|Education and Teaching||4||elementary school teaching, secondary teaching|
|Agricultural Science and Management||3||agricultural technology, agriculture|
|Therapy and Counselling||2||psychology|
|Medical Support and Technology||2||pre-pharmacy|
|Liberal Arts||2||liberal arts and humanities, sociology, history, English, economics|
|Security and Law Enforcement||1||corrections and criminal justice|
|Computer Science and Engineering||1||computer and info science|
|Nutrition and Exercise Therapy||1||health and physical education, exercise science, athletic trainer|
|Animal Science and Care||1||animal science, equine science, equestrian studies|
|Family and Social Work||1||human services, family studies, food and nutrition|
|Conservation and Resource Management||0||forestry, forest technology|
|Media||0||communication and journalism|
|Medical administration||0||medical records admin|
|Construction Trades||0||apparel and textiles|
|Drama and Performing Arts||0||drama|
|Religion and Philosophy||0||pre-ministerial studies, pastoral Counselling|
225 Hiwassee College Drive
Madisonville, TN 37354-4001
General Phone: (423) 442-2001
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