Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA

Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$29,667

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
570
25th
450
75th
23
25th
15
75th
24
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,441
Declined 775
Total Received 2,216
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Private

1,618

undergraduate students

32

graduate students

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School Facts

Young Harris College, founded in 1886, is a private, residential liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Its campus is located in Young Harris, GA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,650
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Methodist

600-acre campus in Young Harris (population: 1,537), two hours from Asheville, NC; Atlanta; and Chattanooga, TN. Major airport serves Atlanta.

  • Campus Setting: Rural community

Young Harris College
1 College Street
Young Harris, GA
30582

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
0%
Top 1/4
10%
Top 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/4
29%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
590
25th
480
75th
570
25th
450
75th
23
25th
15
75th
24
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,441
Declined 775
Total Received 2,216

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Internships
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

100%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$17,978

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,612
Room $5,126
Board $6,386
Additional fees $1,055
Total $41,179
Average Financial Aid - $17,978
Total with Avg. Aid $23,201

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,878,714
State $1,786,308
Institutional $11,677,873
Other external $218,276
Total $15,561,171

Non-need-based

Federal
State $896,768
Institutional $4,085,724
Other external $137,502
Total $5,119,994
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 241-3754, extension 5162
F: 706 379-4306
financialaid@yhc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field x country

Club Sports - Men's

bass fishing

Club Sports - Women's

bass fishing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, basketball, bowling, equestrian sports, fishing, flag football, fly fishing, softball, trail hiking, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Belt Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Creative Writing.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Graphic Design.
History, General.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Outdoor Education.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/public Policy
  2. Biology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,650

total students

84%

in-state

16%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

1,618
students

Female
56%
902

Male
44%
716

2%

32
students

Female
59%
19

Male
41%
13

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

945
students

Female
52%
490

Male
48%
455

42%

673
students

Female
61%
412

Male
39%
261

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
69%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Canada
Colombia
Germany
Spain
Sweden
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
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