Consult with Young Harris College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Here's an overiew of some of YHC's admissions stats.
|YHC 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.2|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||66%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||50%|
These are the application deadlines for Young Harris College.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
YHC does not offer early decision or early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into YHC.
In 2021, YHC accepted 64% of all applicants, about 950 from the 1,485 applicants.
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.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
YHC has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
What does YHC consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
Make sure to check with YHC for more information on admission factors.
To apply to YHC, all applicants must submit the following items. 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||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to YHC have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
YHC considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
YHC has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 66% of YHC's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 50% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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.
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.
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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
Does YHC accept transfer credits?
✅ YHC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. YHC accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Do I have to submit test scores to YHC?
❌ No, YHC is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is YHC's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for YHC is 64%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at YHC?
❌ YHC does not offer early decision.
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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.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
23 and Above
18 to 23
18 and Less
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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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