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.
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..
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||930|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||570|
|SAT Composite 75th||1160|
|Average SAT Score||1050|
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
|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%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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
|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%|
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.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||24%||23%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Young Harris College is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Young Harris College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
66% of students submit their SAT scores to YHC. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.
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.