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 College remains committed to upholding its historical values and association with The United Methodist Church, instilling confidence and academic strength in its students in a liberal arts tradition.

Founded in Faith. Forged in Excellence. Hiwassee College is in its 163rd year of offering quality education in a Christian environment. Located on 400 pastoral acres in Madisonville, Tennessee, Hiwassee is a private, residential, four-year coeducational college affiliated with the Holston Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Hiwassee College is a member of the Transnational Association of Christian
Colleges and Schools (TRACS) [PO Box 328, Forest, VA 24551; Telephone: 434.525.9539;
e-mail: info@tracs.org] having been awarded Candidate status as a Category II institution by the TRACS Accreditation Commission on November 3, 2009. This status is effective for a period of five years.