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YHC Demographics & Diversity

Young Harris, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at YHC are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Young Harris College students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 8%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 57% more female students than male students enrolled at Young Harris College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, YHC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Young Harris College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Young Harris College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 587
Women 924

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

YHC serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Young Harris College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,588 per year

38% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.7%
Part time Undergrads 1.2%

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