Young Harris College is a nonprofit private college that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in Young Harris, Georgia, in a predominantly rural area. The school's United Methodist affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. The higher teacher/student ratio and access to faculty is due primarily to the small student body, approximately 820 students, maintained by Young Harris College.
Here is a list of some of the popular programs YHC offers:
- Liberal Arts
- Business Administration
Students applying for admission are usually required to submit an application, transcripts, test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions staff. The majority of students at this school scored between 1330 to 1648 on the SAT. Approximately 60% of all students that applied were accepted at YHC, with 29% of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of undergraduate tuition is approximately $23,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better understand their cost of attending this school. The cost of on-campus housing is approximately $3,700 per year. Some students at YHC may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as grants or student loans.
The YHC "Mountain Lions" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include:
Students may visit the school's http://www.yhc.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the students YHC accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Total enrollment at Young Harris College is around 1,200 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 29% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition is estimated to be around $30,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
- Per unit charges are around $990 for part time students
Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$22,131|
|Receiving Student Loans||62%||$6,262|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help students and alumni, Young Harris College may provide services to students like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Career path counseling
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
Young Harris College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 29%.
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Music Program
- * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 2003)
Young Harris College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Peach Belt Conference)
- Basketball (Peach Belt Conference)
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Young Harris College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Young Harris College.
- Georgia Gwinnett College in Lawrenceville, GA (65 miles away)
- University of North Carolina at Asheville in Asheville, NC (86 miles away)
- Lander University in Greenwood, SC (108 miles away)
- University of South Carolina - Union in Union, SC (127 miles away)
- Gordon College in Barnesville, GA (131 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Young Harris College for official up-to-date information.