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Young Harris, Georgia

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Chances of getting into Young Harris College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
65%
Admission Difficulty for Young Harris College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into YHC and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at YHC is 65%.  It ranks #20 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. YHC is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,441 out of 2,216 applicants were admitted.

The school has moderate admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 71 percent (SAT 930/1160 ACT 17/26). Young Harris College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.15. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The YHC application fee is $0 and applications are due by Jun 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Young Harris College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 66% of students submitted SAT scores and 50% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

YHC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1160
Applicants Submitting SAT
66%
SAT Scores for Young Harris College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 450
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Young Harris College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1160
Average SAT Score 1050

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Young Harris College?

Young Harris College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. YHC ranks #22 in Georgia for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Young Harris College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1160 and Above Good >76%
1045 to 1160 Avg + 65%-76%
930 to 1045 Avg - 52%-65%
815 to 930 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 815 Low <39%
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YHC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
50%
ACT Scores for Young Harris College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Young Harris College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into YHC?

Admission data indicates that YHC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #21 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Young Harris College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Young Harris College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >77%
21 to 26 Avg + 65%-77%
17 to 21 Avg - 54%-65%
13 to 17 Reach 42%-54%
Less than 13 Low <42%
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YHC GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.15
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Young Harris College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into YHC. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Young Harris College was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #33 in Georgia for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as YHC accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Applying

Admission Statistics

Young Harris College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,351 865 2,216
Accepted 889 552 1,441
Acceptance Rate 66% 64% 65%
Enrolled 202 132 334
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 24% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Young Harris College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Young Harris College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Young Harris College Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Young Harris College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141361 IPEDS survey data for Young Harris College.

FAQs

Does Young Harris College prefer SAT or ACT?

66% of students submit their SAT scores to YHC. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Young Harris College?

65% of those who apply are granted admission to YHC. Admission competition is low and the college has moderate admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Young Harris College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1160. 66% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Young Harris College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 26. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.