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Transfer Students

Admissions Requirements

Students who have completed less than 30 hours of college-level coursework must meet freshman requirements and have a minimum 2.0 cumulative college grade point average. Admissions decisions will be based on high school transcripts, SAT/ACT scores and college/university transcripts.

Students who have completed 30 or more hours of college-level coursework must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative college grade point average. Admissions decisions will be based solely on college coursework completed.

The Office of Admissions will only evaluate coursework completed at regionally accredited institutions. However, students must submit transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, whether transfer credit will be awarded or not. If you have any questions regarding accreditation, please contact the Office of Admissions.

Application Procedure

1. Submit an Application for Admission
The most convenient way to submit an application for admission is to complete the online application. Transfer students who have previously attended YHC should submit the application for readmission.

2. Submit the Supplemental Transfer Application and the Student Transfer Form
All students who have attended any post-secondary institution prior to enrolling in YHC need to complete the Supplemental Transfer Application and the Student Transfer Form. Your application for admission will not be considered complete and an admissions decision will not be made until these forms are submitted.  Please send completed documents to:

Young Harris College
Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 116
Young Harris, GA 30582

3. Submit Official Academic Records
Transfer students with less than 30 hours of college-level work will need to provide transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Transfer students with 30 or more hours of college-level work will need to provide transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Transfer Scholarships are awarded to students transferring with 30 or more hours of college-level coursework. Transfer Scholarship amounts are as follows, based on college GPA:

College GPA Annual Scholarship Amount
2.50 - 2.99 $9,000
3.00 - 3.49 $10,000
3.50+ $11,000

Students who have completed less than 30 hours of college-level coursework will be considered for freshman scholarships.   

For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at (706) 379-5172.