Young Harris College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$28,312
1.07% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$18,431
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.75%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
64.7%
1,488 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,415
65.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
40.5%
156 Graduates

About

Young Harris College is a higher education institution located in Towns County, GA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Young Harris College were General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees awarded), General Psychology (32 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

In 2019, 198 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Young Harris College. 55.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (141 degrees), 10.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Young Harris College is $28,312, which is $1,032 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Young Harris College is $28,312, which is $1,032 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,431.

In 2019, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 30% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,312
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Young Harris College was $28,312. The cost of tuition at Young Harris College is $1,032 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$18,431
2019 Value
1.53%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Young Harris College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,431. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Young Harris College grew by 1.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,469
Room and Board
$N/A
Books and Supplies

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
30%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Young Harris College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a decline of 18.8% with respect to 2018, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.75%
2017 Default Rate
31
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Young Harris College was 9.75%, which represents 31 out of the 318 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Young Harris College received 1,488 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 0.402% annual decline. Out of those 1,488 applicants, 962 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.7% acceptance rate.

There were 1,415 students enrolled at Young Harris College in 2019, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Young Harris College has an overall enrollment yield of 27.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
962
Accepted Out of 1,488

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Young Harris College was 64.7% (962 admissions from 1,488 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 63.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −0.402%, while admissions grew by 1.48%.

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SAT Scores

66%
Submission Percentage
175
Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at Young Harris College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Young Harris College has a total enrollment of 1,415 students. The full-time enrollment at Young Harris College is 927 students and the part-time enrollment is 488. This means that 65.5% of students enrolled at Young Harris College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Young Harris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69% White, 10.1% Black or African American, 5.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.11% Two or More Races, 2.26% Asian, 0.212% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Young Harris College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.9%), followed by White Male (29.4%) and Black or African American Male (6.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.8%), followed by White Male (23.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Young Harris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,415 students. The full-time enrollment at Young Harris College is 927 and the part-time enrollment is 488. This means that 65.5% of students enrolled at Young Harris College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Young Harris College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Young Harris College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    976
  2. Black or African American
    143
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    81

The enrolled student population at Young Harris College is 69% White, 10.1% Black or African American, 5.72% Hispanic or Latino, 3.11% Two or More Races, 2.26% Asian, 0.212% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 46 students (3.25%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 22 more women than men received degrees from Young Harris College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Young Harris College is white (141 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Young Harris College is General Business Administration & Management (43 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (32 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Young Harris College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (8 degrees awarded), English (11 degrees), and Psychology (32 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Young Harris College are Other managers (269,239 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (268,114 people), Postsecondary teachers (240,493 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (228,737 people), and Secondary school teachers (174,801 people).

The most specialized majors at Young Harris College are History (8 degrees awarded), English (11 degrees), Psychology (32 degrees), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Young Harris College are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, Computer hardware engineers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Young Harris College are History (8 degrees awarded), English (11 degrees), Psychology (32 degrees), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Young Harris College are Elementary & secondary schools (766,210 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (527,274 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (337,160 people), Computer Systems Design (199,915 people), and Legal services (195,289 people).

The most specialized majors at Young Harris College are History (8 degrees awarded), English (11 degrees), Psychology (32 degrees), Physical Sciences (9 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (17 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Young Harris College.
Most Common
  1. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 32 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Young Harris College was General Business Administration & Management with 43 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

88
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
110
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 88 degrees were awarded to men at Young Harris College, which is 0.8 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (110).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Young Harris College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.3 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 23 degrees were awarded to women at Young Harris College in General Psychology, which is 2.56 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
37%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 32% of students graduating from Young Harris College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Young Harris College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.21% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    141 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    14 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Young Harris College is white (141 degrees awarded). There were 10.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (14 degrees).

2.02% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    83 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    58 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    9 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Young Harris College is white female (83 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (58 degrees).

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Operations

Young Harris College has an endowment valued at nearly $109M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.3M (3.02%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Young Harris College had a total salary expenditure of $32M. Young Harris College employs 24 Associate professors, 24 Assistant professors, and 12 Professors. Most academics at Young Harris College are Male Associate professors (15), Male Assistant professors(12), and Female Assistant professors (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Young Harris College are: Management, with 28 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$109M
2019 Endowment
0.769%
growth from 2018

Young Harris College has an endowment valued at about $109M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Young Harris College grew 0.769% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $68.4M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $339k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Young Harris College received $339k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$11.8M
2019 Salaries
0.22%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Young Harris College paid a median of $11.8M in salaries, which represents 36.9% of their overall expenditure ($32M) and a 0.22% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.57% decline from 2017 and a 3.53% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.81M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2019, Young Harris College paid a total of $3.81M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Young Harris College were Associate professor with 24 employees; Assistant professor with 24 employees; and Assistant professor with 12 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Young Harris College were Management with 28 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 17 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Young Harris College was Male Associate professor with 15 employees, Male Assistant professor with 12 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Young Harris College.

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