Young Harris College (YHC)

Young Harris, GA

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Young Harris College

Young Harris College Student Essentials

Young Harris College Student Essentials
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

About YHC

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.

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YHC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

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

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

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!


YHC Map & Location

Young Harris College
One College Street
Young Harris, GA 30582


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Getting Around YHC

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Young Harris, GA

Winter
Dec
51
28
Jan
49
25
Feb
53
28
Spring
Mar
60
34
Apr
68
41
May
75
50
Summer
Jun
82
58
Jul
85
62
Aug
84
61
Fall
Sep
79
55
Oct
70
43
Nov
61
35

YHC Students

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

Ethnic Diversity:

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

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 52%
Men 48%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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