Young Harris College

Private, Four-years School Located in Young Harris, GA

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How much is the YHC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, YHC's tuition & fees is $32,305.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $48,004 when a student lives on-campus.

YHC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$32,305
On-campus Room & Board$11,706
On-campus Expenses$3,993
Off-campus Room & Board$4,390
Off-campus Expenses$4,379
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$34,831

How Much Does it Cost to Go to YHC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $144,532 at YHC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $209,317. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $112,093.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$33,768$49,664$26,948
Sophomore (2024-25)$35,298$51,392$27,648
Junior (2025-26)$36,897$53,193$28,373
Senior (2026-27)$38,569$55,068$29,124
4 Years Total$144,532$209,317$112,093
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$35,298$51,392$27,648
Sophomore (2025-26)$36,897$53,193$28,373
Junior (2026-27)$38,569$55,068$29,124
Senior (2027-28)$40,316$57,022$29,902
4 Years Total$151,080$216,675$115,047
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$36,897$53,193$28,373
Sophomore (2026-27)$38,569$55,068$29,124
Junior (2027-28)$40,316$57,022$29,902
Senior (2028-29)$42,142$59,057$30,709
4 Years Total$157,924$224,340$118,108
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$38,569$55,068$29,124
Sophomore (2027-28)$40,316$57,022$29,902
Junior (2028-29)$42,142$59,057$30,709
Senior (2029-30)$44,051$61,178$31,545
4 Years Total$165,077$232,325$121,280
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$40,316$57,022$29,902
Sophomore (2028-29)$42,142$59,057$30,709
Junior (2029-30)$44,051$61,178$31,545
Senior (2030-31)$46,047$63,388$32,413
4 Years Total$172,556$240,644$124,569

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, YHC' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Georgia, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $19,537.
In-StateOut-of-State
Young Harris College$32,305
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Georgia Four-years Colleges$15,800
Public Schools$5,352$10,033
Private Schools$19,537

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between YHC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Young Harris CollegeYoung Harris, GA$32,305$12,000
Spelman CollegeAtlanta, GA$30,058-
Covenant CollegeLookout Mountain, GA$40,464$15,651
Paine CollegeAugusta, GA$14,596-

Financial Aid and COA

At Young Harris College, 1,388 students (100%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $21,731.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at YHC is $26,273 for students living on-campus and $19,343 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 302 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $25,643 and the average amount of student loans is $6,511.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$48,004
COA (off-campus)$41,074
Tuition & Fees$32,305
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,699
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$8,769
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,273
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$19,343
Average Financial Aid$21,731
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,388100%$21,731
Pell Grants33624%$4,997
Federal Student Loan53338%$8,041
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid302100%-
Grants or Scholarships302100%$25,643
Federal Grants11438%$4,971
Pell Grants11438%$4,807
Other Federal Grants176%$1,096
State/Local Grants23778%$4,029
Institutional Grants302100%$20,605
Student Loan Aid18862%$6,511
Federal Student Loans16655%$5,964
Other Student Loans227%$10,637

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

YHC's acceptance rate is 74.76%. A total of 1,850 applicants applied to and 1,383 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 304 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 21.98%.
To apply to YHC, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,850791$1,059
Admitted1,383546$837
Enrolled304149$155
Acceptance Rate74.76%69.03%79.04%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.98%27.29%18.52%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Young Harris College has a total of 1,511 students including 1,496 undergraduate and 15 graduate students. By gender, there are 580 male students and 827 female students attending YHC. The school offers online degree programs and 418 students enrolled online exclusively (27.66% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,407 580827
Undergraduate1,388 575813
Graduate19 514

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1 College Street, Young Harris, GA
Phone706-379-3111
WEBwww.yhc.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered31 Programs
Graduate Program Offered1 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate77.29%
Yield18.14%
Student Population1,511
Graduation Rate49%
Retention Rate68%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties65 (Full-time), 62 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs159 (Full-time), 97 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$50,234
Average Staff Salary$55,753