YHC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Young Harris College
How hard is it to get into YHC and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Georgia for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 827 out of 1,575 applicants were admitted making YHC a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Young Harris College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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YHC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT66%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1060|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1240|
|Average SAT Score||1150|
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 requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1240 and Above||Good||>66%|
|1150 to 1240||Avg +||53%-66%|
|1060 to 1150||Avg -||40%-53%|
|970 to 1060||Reach||28%-40%|
|Less than 970||Low||<28%|
YHC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT57%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||22|
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Georgia for highest average ACT composite score. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Young Harris College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>68%|
|22 to 25||Avg +||53%-68%|
|20 to 22||Avg -||42%-53%|
|18 to 20||Reach||33%-42%|
|Less than 18||Low||<33%|
Avg. High School GPA3.28
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into Young Harris College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Young Harris College was 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 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 53% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||22%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||4%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||32%||34%||32%|
What are the requirements for admission to Young Harris College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.