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YHC Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to YHC, Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

Applying Early to YHC?

Young Harris College does not offer early decision or early action..

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to YHC?

YHC is amoderately difficult school to get into. YHC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, YHC **accepted 64% of students, around 950 of the 1,485 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like YHC, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to YHC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at YHC

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Volunteer Work Considered

YHC Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to YHC must submit the following items. Double check with YHC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into YHC?

Students admitted to YHC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. YHC does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

YHC is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 66% of YHC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 50% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for YHC?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of YHC students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 460 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of YHC students scored 580 or higher, and 75% scored a 460 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for YHC?

To be most competitive at YHC, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for YHC's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for YHC students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to Young Harris College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to YHC.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in YHC during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term

YHC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to YHC?

Students who are admitted to YHC must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..

Does YHC accept transfer credits?

YHC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. YHC accepts:

ACE recommendations for credit

Does YHC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

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Do I have to submit test scores to YHC?

YHC. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

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YHC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

64%

How hard is it to get into YHC? YHC is a somewhat selective institution. The YHC acceptance rate is 64%. This means that the institution accepts 63 out of every 100 applicants.

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YHC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to YHC is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to YHC is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

YHC ACT Scores

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ACT Range

18 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above

Good

18 to 23

Avg

18 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to YHC is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into YHC. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

YHC SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

470 - 550

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Reading SAT Range

460 - 580

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YHC GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.15

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At YHC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.15. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,034

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

64%

Tuition and Fees

In State

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Out-of-State

Unknown

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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