YHC Description

A small, private Methodist college situated in the lovely mountains of Young Harris, Georgia, Young Harris College offers comprehensive undergraduate academics in a tight-knit community that values intellectual pursuits, art and spirituality.

Students at Young Harris College may earn a bachelor’s degree through one of the school’s distinctive divisions. Among them are the divisions of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Math and Science.

Students at Young Harris are also very involved in their campus, whether they’re performing in a play, attending a campus concert or visiting the school planetarium or art gallery. Students may also work at the student newspaper, get involved in political, cultural or special interest clubs, and engage in community service.

Spirituality is a major part of the Young Harris College experience. In addition to the spiritual and moral questions raised in classroom discussions, students participate in one of the available campus fellowship and ministry groups.

Students seeking admission will need to fill out an application online and submit SAT scores and transcripts.

Young Harris awards merit scholarships to help eligible students to cover tuition. Need-based financial aid is also awarded to those who qualify.

Quick Facts about Young Harris College

Region

Southeast

Setting

Rural Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

United Methodist

Size

Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Mountain Lions

Website

www.yhc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Highly Selective

In-State Tuition

$20,280

Out-of-State Tuition

$20,280

Retention Rate

68%

Enrollment

700

Year Established

1886

YHC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 5

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100% of students gave Young Harris College 5 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating:
5

Detailed Ratings

I love Young Harris College! The classes are small and the campus has a family feel to it. The teacher here are very helpful and the staff is very friendly. It is truly a college with a small town feel but with a globle world view!

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YHC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
700
Freshman Class
382
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
700

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
0%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
52%
Men
48%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
4%
African American
3%
Caucasian
89%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
4%

International Students

International
0%
Domestic
100%

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