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Young Harris College, founded in 1886, is a private, liberal arts institution in the mountains of Northeast Georgia. The rural campus is located two hours from Atlanta, Asheville, Chattanooga, and Greenville.

Website: www.yhc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,034
Undergraduate
Students
(54.1%) 559 Women
(45.9%) 475 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
64% of 1,485 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.15
SAT Math
510 average
470-550 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
520 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
75%
Average Freshman Award
$24,862
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$27,123
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
67
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Young Harris Population
1,087
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
87% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Mountain lion
Sororities
15% of women participate
Fraternities
13% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
5.6% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.3% White
3.0% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
76.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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