Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA

Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
19%
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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 950
Declined 535
Total Received 1,485
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Private

1,034

undergraduate 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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,034
Established in 1886
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International

Young Harris College
1 College Street
Young Harris
30582

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Greek life
  • religious organizations/Bible study
  • intramural sports
  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Activities Board

Top Events

  • Spring Formal
  • Organizational Fair
  • Fall Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
60%
12-17
19%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.15

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 950
Declined 535
Total Received 1,485

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Intramural Sports Men

Football, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Football, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Outdoor Education
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Optometry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,034

total students

88%

in-state

12%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,034
students

Female
54%
559

Male
46%
475

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

999
students

Female
54%
533

Male
46%
466

4%

35
students

Female
75%
26

Male
25%
9

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Student Break-down

6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

62

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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