Tuition & Fees

$29,067

$29,067

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
55%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
46%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
24-29
28%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
24-29
40%
18-23
55%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 830
Declined + 748
Total Received 1,578
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Private (nonprofit)

1,202

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/public Policy
  2. Communication Studies
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Codes

SAT 5990
ACT 880

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,202
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Methodist
Accredited by •  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

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Young Harris, GA

600-acre campus in Young Harris (population: 1,431), two hours from Asheville, NC; Atlanta; and Chattanooga, TN. Major airport serves Atlanta.

Young Harris College
1 College Street
Young Harris, GA 30582

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 3% of male students
 
5 sororities 10% of female students
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
55%
400-499
26%
300-399
1%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
25%
400-499
46%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
24-29
28%
18-23
46%
12-17
26%
24-29
40%
18-23
55%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 830
Declined + 748
Total Received 1,578

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Clayton Daniels
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 241-3754
F: 706 379-3108
admissions@yhc.edu

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,466

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,012
Room $6,060
Board $5,734
Additional fees $1,055
Total $40,861
Average Financial Aid - $24,466
Total with Avg. Aid $16,395

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,878,196
State $1,843,368
Institutional $11,297,951
Other external $211,226
Total $15,230,741

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,113,054
Institutional $5,529,434
Other external $199,832
Total $6,842,320
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Michelle Bernard
Director of Financial Aid
mmbernard@yhc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis

Club Sports - Men's

Bass Fishing

Club Sports - Women's

Bass Fishing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Randy Dunn (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Peach Belt Conference
Mascot
Mountain Lions
School colors
purple and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Biology
Business/Public Policy
Chemistry
Communications Studies
Creative Writing
Education
English
Environmental Science
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Musical Theatre
Outdoor Leadership
Psychology
Religious Studies
Spanish
Theatre
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business/public Policy
  2. Communication Studies

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-veterinary science

1,202

total students

9%

in-state

91%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,202
students

Female
59%
710

Male
41%
492

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

1,014
students

Female
59%
597

Male
41%
417

16%

188
students

Female
61%
113

Male
39%
75

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

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
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • 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
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

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