Hiwassee College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,664

5% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,071

After Financial Aid

2017 Acceptance Rate

63.6%

374 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

302

98.3% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

6.85%

5 Graduates

About

Hiwassee College is a higher education institution located in Monroe County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Hiwassee College were Liberal Arts & Sciences (13 degrees awarded), Dental Hygiene (12 degrees), and Equestrian Studies (3 degrees).

In 2017, 58 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Hiwassee College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (48 degrees), 9.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (5 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Hiwassee College is $15,664, which is $2,774 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Hiwassee College is $15,664, which is $2,774 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,071.

In 2017, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 72% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,664

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Hiwassee College was $15,664. The cost of tuition at Hiwassee College is $2,774 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$13,071

2017 Value

9.64%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Hiwassee College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,071. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Hiwassee College grew by 9.64%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,297

Room and Board

$1,154

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Hiwassee College was of $8,297 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,154. The cost of room and board increased by 15.4% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

72%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Hiwassee College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.03% with respect to 2016, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Hiwassee College received 374 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 49% annual growth. Out of those 374 applicants, 238 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.6% acceptance rate.

There were 302 students enrolled at Hiwassee College in 2017, and 9% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Hiwassee College has an overall enrollment yield of 36.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.6%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

238

Accepted Out of 374

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Hiwassee College was 63.6% (238 admissions from 374 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 94.4%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 49%, while admissions grew by 0.422%.

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SAT Scores

9%

Submission Percentage

8

Scores Submitted

9% of enrolled first-time students at Hiwassee College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Hiwassee College has a total enrollment of 302 students. The full-time enrollment at Hiwassee College is 297 students and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Hiwassee College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Hiwassee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 72.5% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 5.63% Hispanic or Latino, 4.64% Two or More Races, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Hiwassee College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (44.8%), followed by White Male (27.6%) and Black or African American Male (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Hiwassee College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 302 students. The full-time enrollment at Hiwassee College is 297 and the part-time enrollment is 5. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Hiwassee College are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Hiwassee College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Hiwassee College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    219

  2. Black or African American

    47

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17

The enrolled student population at Hiwassee College is 72.5% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 5.63% Hispanic or Latino, 4.64% Two or More Races, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% Asian, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1 students (0.331%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 18 more women than men received degrees from Hiwassee College. The majority of degree recipients at Hiwassee College are white (48 degrees awarded). There were 9.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (5 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Hiwassee College is Liberal Arts & Sciences (13 degrees awarded), followed by Dental Hygiene (12 degrees) and Equestrian Studies (3 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Hiwassee College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (40 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hiwassee College are Registered nurses (1,308,436 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (158,889 people), Medical & health services managers (143,681 people), Pharmacists (132,424 people), and Other managers (122,742 people).

The most specialized majors at Hiwassee College are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (40 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), Health (12 degrees), and Theology (0 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hiwassee College are Surgeons, Public relations specialists, Dentists, Physicians, and Podiatrists

The most specialized majors at Hiwassee College are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (40 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), Health (12 degrees), and Theology (0 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Hiwassee College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,451,288 people), Elementary & secondary schools (368,275 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (207,972 people), Outpatient care centers (207,560 people), and Offices of physicians (196,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Hiwassee College are Agriculture (5 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (40 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (1 degrees), Health (12 degrees), and Theology (0 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Hiwassee College.

Most Common

  1. 13 degrees awarded

  2. 12 degrees awarded

  3. 3 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Hiwassee College was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 13 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 20

  2. 38

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Hiwassee College, which is 0.526 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (38).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Hiwassee College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.818 times less than the 22 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 22 degrees were awarded to women at Hiwassee College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.22 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%

100% Completion Time

46%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 23% of students graduating from Hiwassee College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (10%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Hiwassee College is Female and White (10% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    48 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Hiwassee College is white (48 degrees awarded). There were 9.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (5 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    32 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    16 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Hiwassee College is white female (32 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (16 degrees).

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Operations

Hiwassee College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.85M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $272k (4.65%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Hiwassee College had a total salary expenditure of $5.96M. Hiwassee College employs 7 Assistant professors, 3 No academic ranks, and 2 Instructors. Most academics at Hiwassee College are Male Assistant professors (4), Female No academic ranks(3), and Female Assistant professors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hiwassee College are: Management, with 10 employees, Service, with 9 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.85M

2017 Endowment

14.6%

growth from 2016

Hiwassee College has an endowment valued at about $5.85M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Hiwassee College grew 14.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.16M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $900k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Hiwassee College received $900k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$2.4M

2017 Salaries

0.861%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Hiwassee College paid a median of $2.4M in salaries, which represents 40.2% of their overall expenditure ($5.96M) and a 0.861% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.43% growth from 2015 and a 7.76% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$613k

Instructional Salaries

16

Number of Employees

In 2017, Hiwassee College paid a total of $613k to 16 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

7 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

10 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Hiwassee College were Assistant professor with 7 employees; No academic rank with 3 employees; and No academic rank with 2 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Hiwassee College were Management with 10 employees; Service with 9 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female No academic rank

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Hiwassee College was Male Assistant professor with 4 employees, Female No academic rank with 3 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Hiwassee College.

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