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Quick Facts


Young Harris College At A Glance

  • History: Founded in 1886 by circuit-riding Methodist minister Artemas Lester
  • Location: Young Harris, GA in the northeast Georgia mountains, just two hours from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Asheville and Greenville
  • Enrollment: 1,219
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
  • Classes Taught by Professors: 100%
  • Typical Class Size: 18
  • Students Receiving Scholarships/Grants: More than 90%
  • Student Organizations: More than 60
  • Athletics: Men’s baseball, tennis, golf, cross country, soccer, basketball, lacrosse; Women’s softball, tennis, golf, cross country, soccer, basketball, lacrosse; Men's and women's competitive cheerleading
  • Amenities: Climbing tower, cross country trail, recreational hiking trails, 12 tennis courts, state-of-the-art recreation and fitness center, 18-hole disc golf course, indoor climbing wall, low ropes course, indoor track

Student Profile

  • SAT: Mid 50th-percentile total: 930-1130 (Note: These scores take into account only the Math and Critical Reading portions of the SAT)
  • Grade Point Average: 2.8 – 3.2 (Mid 50th percentile of academic GPAs of incoming freshmen)
  • Total Applicants: 2,311
  • Total Acceptances: 1,266
  • Fall 2014 Incoming Freshman Class: 507
  • Total Fall 2014 Enrollment: 1,219
  • Other Countries Represented: Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, Honduras, Ireland, Kenya, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden and the United Kingdom

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