Young Harris College

Young Harris, GA, USA
4.04 Average Rating

Young Harris College is a private liberal arts school situated in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. It is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. All undergraduate students must complete a core curriculum that includes public speaking and composition. Favored majors include communications, psychology, and creative writing. YHC is home to the Campus Gate Art Gallery and the O. Wayne Rollins Planetarium.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Methodist
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
86%
Out of State Students
9%
0
100
53%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 974
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,202
Total Number of Undergrads
1,202
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
32%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,761
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$29,067
Out-of-State Tuition
$29,067
0
100
74%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,115
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
54
Size of Town
Rural: Remote
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Atlanta
Athens
Greenville
Knoxville
Savannah
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,900
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What Students Are Saying

4.04 Average Rating
Young Harris College has the most gorgeous campus located in the north Georgia mountains. Students are more than friendly and the student body is basically a family. The professors here love what they do and are here to help you!
Fernando from Cartersville, GA
Young Harris College is a nice, quiet place to begin a transition into adulthood. It is a cozy place in the mountains with a spectacular view. Everyone on the campus is very polite and you feel right at home.
Amanda from Kennesaw, GA

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