Young Harris College

#4535 / #1250
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Private university in Georgia, United States

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About Young Harris College

According to Wikipedia, Young Harris College is a private Methodist-affiliated liberal arts college in Young Harris, Georgia. History Origins The school was founded in 1886 by Artemas Lester, a circuit-riding Methodist minister who wanted to provide the residents of the Appalachian Mountains with an education. The college was funded in part by production from an agricultural program, or college farm. Students who could not afford education were allowed to work on the farm to earn tuition.

Young Harris College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
2,216 65% 44% 1040 20

How Much Does Young Harris College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $16,094
30K - 48K $15,358
48K - 75K $16,887
75K - 110K $21,703
110K+ $17,757

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Young Harris College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Young Harris College, then you can expect to earn an average of $41,300 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Young Harris College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
1,065 1,051 14

Where is Young Harris College?

Young Harris College is located at 1 College Street, Young Harris GA 30582

How Safe is Young Harris College?

Young Harris College has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Young Harris College Known For?

Young Harris College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Young Harris College's Most Influential Alumni?

Young Harris College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Anthropology, History, and Law. Here are some of Young Harris College's most famous alumni:

Zell Miller
A Politician and United States Marine Corps officer .
Trisha Yearwood
An American country singer.
Wayland Flowers
Wayland Flowers
An American puppeteer .
Ronnie Milsap
An American recording artist. Ronnie Milsap is country music singer and pianist.
Betty Hester
An American correspondent.
Tom Forkner
A Businessman, lawyer, golfer.
Winfield Myers
An American journalist.
Oliver Hardy
Oliver Hardy
An American comic actor famous as one half of Laurel and Hardy .
Nick Markakis
Nick Markakis
An American baseball player.
William Henry Duckworth
An American judge.
Eurith D. Rivers
An American politician: Governor of Georgia .
Byron Herbert Reece
An American writer .