Young Harris College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 116

Young Harris, GA 30582-0116

(706) 379-3111

(800) 241-3754

Fax: (706) 379-3108



Contact: Clinton Hobbs

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

PO Box 116

Young Harris, GA 30582

(800) 241-3754

www.yhc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 649

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 396

Degree-seeking undergrads: 649

Setting

Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission requirements:

Required: SAT Reasoning Test or ACT
If submitting ACT, the writing section is recommended

Very important admission factors:

Standardized Test Scores
Academic GPA

Important admission factors:

Rigor of secondary school record

Considered:

Alumni Relation
Character/Personal Qualities
Extracurricular Activities
Interview
Recommendations
Talent/Ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

A note about the college’s admission requirements: Heavy emphasis on academic GPA and SAT/ACT scores. High school record, interview considered. Conditional admission possible.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A,B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A,B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A,B
Hospitality Administration/Management A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A

Education

Art Teacher Education A
Education – General A
Music Teacher Education A

Engineering

Engineering – General A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A,B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
French A
Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A

History

History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies A

Physical Sciences

Astronomy A
Chemistry A
Physics A

Psychology

Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Young Harris College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:
Website:www.yhc.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://adforms.yhc.edu/application/application.aspx
Address:1 College Street, Young Harris, GA 30582
Setting:43
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,200
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,137 (95% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$29,012
Out-of-state Tuition:$29,012
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,288

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Young Harris College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Young Harris College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Education13
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
History1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Visual and Performing Arts15
Grand total422

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Young Harris College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Young Harris College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$29,012
Out-of-state$29,012
Books and supplies$0

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid346100%
Grant or scholarship aid346100%$21,288
Student loan aid22766%$6,539

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,19699%$21,221
Federal student loans73061%$6,509

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Young Harris College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Young Harris College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,3338211,512
Percent admitted100%58%53%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%18%12%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Young Harris College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,200
Undergraduate enrollment1,200
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Young Harris College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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