Young Harris College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$28,012

0% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,761

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

8.56%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

52.5%

1,575 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,202

84.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

36.5%

103 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 (45 degrees awarded), General Communication (23 degrees), and General Psychology (22 degrees).

In 2017, 193 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Young Harris College. 50.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (153 degrees), 11.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Young Harris College is $28,012, which is $2,818 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Young Harris College is $28,012, which is $2,818 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,761.

In 2017, 99% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$28,012

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Young Harris College was $28,012. The cost of tuition at Young Harris College is $2,818 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$18,761

2017 Value

1.14%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Young Harris College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,761. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Young Harris College grew by 1.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,030

Room and Board

$0

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Young Harris College was of $7,030 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $0. The cost of room and board decreased by 10.4% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 100% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

99%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

59%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Young Harris College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 99% 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.

8.56%

2016 Default Rate

25

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Young Harris College was 8.56%, which represents 25 out of the 292 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 1,575 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 32.5% annual decline. Out of those 1,575 applicants, 827 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,202 students enrolled at Young Harris College in 2017, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Young Harris College has an overall enrollment yield of 32.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

827

Accepted Out of 1,575

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Young Harris College was 52.5% (827 admissions from 1,575 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 55%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -32.5%, while admissions declined by -35.6%.

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SAT Scores

66%

Submission Percentage

150

Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at Young Harris College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Young Harris College has a total enrollment of 1,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Young Harris College is 1,014 students and the part-time enrollment is 188. This means that 84.4% of students enrolled at Young Harris College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Young Harris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.8% White, 6.41% Black or African American, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.91% Two or More Races, 0.915% Asian, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0832% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Young Harris College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (45.7%), followed by White Male (29.3%) and Black or African American Female (3.85%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Young Harris College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,202 students. The full-time enrollment at Young Harris College is 1,014 and the part-time enrollment is 188. This means that 84.4% of students enrolled at Young Harris College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

65%

2017 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 65%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Young Harris College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    803

  2. Black or African American

    77

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    39

The enrolled student population at Young Harris College is 66.8% White, 6.41% Black or African American, 3.24% Hispanic or Latino, 2.91% Two or More Races, 0.915% Asian, 0.333% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0832% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 160 students (13.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1 more women than men received degrees from Young Harris College. The majority of degree recipients at Young Harris College are white (153 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Young Harris College is General Business Administration & Management (45 degrees awarded), followed by General Communication (23 degrees) and General Psychology (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 (14 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), and English (13 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Young Harris College are Elementary & middle school teachers (312,097 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (222,740 people), Other managers (217,793 people), Postsecondary teachers (150,075 people), and Education administrators (101,846 people).

The most specialized majors at Young Harris College are History (14 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), English (13 degrees), Communications (23 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Young Harris College are History (14 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), English (13 degrees), Communications (23 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 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 (569,949 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (359,948 people), Legal services (185,986 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (173,319 people), and Computer Systems Design (163,294 people).

The most specialized majors at Young Harris College are History (14 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (5 degrees), English (13 degrees), Communications (23 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (11 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. 45 degrees awarded

  2. 23 degrees awarded

  3. 22 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Young Harris College was General Business Administration & Management with 45 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 96

  2. 97

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded to men at Young Harris College, which is 0.99 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (97).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Young Harris College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.5 times more than the 10 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 15 degrees were awarded to women at Young Harris College in General Psychology, which is 2.14 times more than the 7 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%

100% Completion Time

59%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 53% of students graduating from Young Harris College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Young Harris College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.94% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    153 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    13 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    6 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Young Harris College is white (153 degrees awarded). There were 11.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (13 degrees).

3.11% of degree recipients (6 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    81 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    72 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Young Harris College is white female (81 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (72 degrees).

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Operations

Young Harris College has an endowment valued at nearly $101M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $12.6M (12.4%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Young Harris College had a total salary expenditure of $34.5M. Young Harris College employs 33 Assistant professors, 23 Associate professors, and 9 Professors. Most academics at Young Harris College are Female Assistant professors (17), Male Assistant professors(16), and Male Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Young Harris College are: Management, with 33 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 21 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$101M

2017 Endowment

4.82%

growth from 2016

Young Harris College has an endowment valued at about $101M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Young Harris College grew 4.82% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $63.7M 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. $474k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Young Harris College received $474k 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

$12.1M

2017 Salaries

3.53%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Young Harris College paid a median of $12.1M in salaries, which represents 35% of their overall expenditure ($34.5M) and a 3.53% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.925% decline from 2015 and a 5.28% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.07M

Instructional Salaries

73

Number of Employees

In 2017, Young Harris College paid a total of $4.07M to 73 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

33 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

33 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Young Harris College were Assistant professor with 33 employees; Associate professor with 23 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Young Harris College were Management with 33 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 21 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Young Harris College was Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, Male Assistant professor with 16 employees, and Male Associate professor with 14 employees.

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

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