63%

Acceptance Rate

$23,928

Avg.Financial Aid

001604

FAFSA Code

About Young Harris College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,425

Website

www.yhc.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

United Methodist

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private, United Methodist university, Young Harris College is situated in Young Harris, Georgia. Out of total 1,202 students enrolled at YHC, 1,202 belong to undergraduate courses while 13 are postgraduate students. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 109 faculty. Interestingly, Young Harris College has an ethnically diverse student population. At YHC around 69% are white, 10% are Black or African American, and 6% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Amanda Bearse (Television director, Comedian), Trisha Yearwood (Author, Actor), Zell Miller (Politician, Lobbyist), and Nick Markakis (Baseball player). The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, YHC offers around 40 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music), and SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools).

Location & Contact

Address

1 College Street

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7.06E+13
Fax: 7063794306
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

63%

SAT Range

930 - 1130

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Though the varsity takes in only a few number of students, and the admission to YHC is easy. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The SAT score in the range of 950-1130 would boost a student's chances of securing admission. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Young Harris College is 20. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1 College Street, Young Harris, Georgia 30582. They can also call them at (706) 379-3111 x5192.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,153

Average Annual Cost

$28,012

Other Fees

$1,055

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,038

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,284

Total One Year Cost

$43,389

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to YHC. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $40,659. To note, this cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($29,367), room and boarding ($11,326), and budget for other expenses ($3,615). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

76%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

45 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

23 Graduates

Psychology, General

22 Graduates

Biology, General

18 Graduates

History

14 Graduates

Outdoor Education

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

7 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

7 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

7 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

6 Graduates

Music

6 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Education, General

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

1 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,425

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

69%

Part-time

31%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

70% White

6% Unknown

8% Black

5% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

12%

Out Of State

80%

In State

8%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$65,588 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 93% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

93%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$5,076/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,962/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,962/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Mountain Lions

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

174

Total Female Athletes

142

Intramural Sports

11

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by YHC. At YHC, $11,326 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Young Harris College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at YHC costs around $5,962 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 46% and 54%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$27,600/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,928

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,480

Students Receiving State Aid

85%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,008

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$18,599

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$27,144

$30K - $48K

$25,155

$48K - $75K

$22,954

$75K - $110K

$21,373

> $110K

$21,201

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,243,478

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,119,994

The financial aid department of Young Harris College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,002, whereas the financial aid is $19,857. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $3,774 as well as institutional aid worth $19,857. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Young Harris College amount to $1,243,478 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $5,119,994.

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