YHC is on a 800-acre campus in the small town setting of Young Harris, Georgia.
There are many activities and organizations for YHC students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? YHC has fraternities and sororities.
YHC has the Greek life. In fact, more students participate in the Greek life than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at YHC include religious organizations/Bible study, intramural sports, Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board.
YHC students' favorite campus traditions are Spring Formal, Organizational Fair and Fall Fest.
This table offers information on housing at YHC.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||87%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||889|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||812|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||21%|
YHC offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of YHC students live on campus. In 2022, 87% of undergrads at YHC lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 21% of students lived off-campus or commuted to YHC. There are 889 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,396 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 812 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
YHC offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At YHC there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at YHC:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Lacrosse||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Tennis||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Young Harris College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The YHC campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
YHC offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit YHC, take U.S. Highway 76 to Young Harris, GA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International airport.
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