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4-Year School

Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA

Young Harris College

Overview

Young Harris College is a 4-year 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

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,485
Applied
950
Accepted
1,425
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

0
Application Fee
3.15
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

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

27,012
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Fees

1,185
Full-time student fees
11,075
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

25,610
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,862
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
33,993
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,950
Avg. Loan Aid
14,483
Avg. Grant Aid
22,408
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,425
Total Undergrad students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.19%
Black or African American 6.09%
White or Caucasian 82.59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.19%
Asian 0.77%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.39%
Two or more races 0.48%
Other 3.29%

Gender

Male (33.33%)
Female (39.23%)

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

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Campus events:
Spring Formal, Organizational Fair and Fall Fest

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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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

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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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
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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
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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
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Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No

Faculty

126
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 67
Part-time - 59
Male - 61
Female - 44
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