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Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA

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Overview

Young Harris College is a Comprehensive institution located in Young Harris, GA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 116
Young Harris, GA  30582-0098
United States
Contact Mr. Clinton G. Hobbs
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Email: admissions@yhc.edu
Phone: 706-379-3111
Fax: 706-379-3108

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting And Business/management Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication And Media Studies, Other Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals In Junior High/middle School Special Education Programs Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-optometry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Outdoor Education Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,485
Applied
950
Accepted
923
Enrolled
64%
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Female Admissions

889
Females Applied
551
Females Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

596
Males Applied
399
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

3.15
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 460 580
SAT Math 510 470 550
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

29,700
Private
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Fees

1,200
Full-time student fees
11,706
Room & board
5,130
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes

Financial Aid

28,359
Avg. Financial Aid Package
26,326
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
27,216
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,739
Avg. Loan Aid
18,135
Avg. Grant Aid
24,984
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78.63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

923
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.5%
Black or African American 11.48%
White or Caucasian 67.71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.54%
Asian 0.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.47%
Other 3.79%

Gender

Male (43.88%)
Female (56.12%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 87%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Formal, Organizational Fair and Fall Fest

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities Checkmark
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Most popular organizations:
Greek life, religious organizations/Bible study, intramural sports, Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Acrobatics And Tumbling No No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Acrobatics And Tumbling No No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Beach Volleyball No No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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