Young Harris College, Towns County, GA

North Georgia Schools

Union County School System

Union County Public Schools, grades K-12,are conveniently located adjacent to the City of Blairsville. The average pupil ratio is 17:1.

John C. Campbell Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School was established in 1925. It is nestled in the North Carolina Brasstown region which borders North Georgia. This School spreads across a valley of hundreds of acres. The school brings people together to learn with a hands-on approach to the traditions and values of rural life in the southern Appalachian Mountains. Over 750 courses are offered each year including music, crafts, nature studies, gardening, cooking and dance.

North Georgia Technical College: Blairsville Campus

North Georgia Technical College is conveniently located on Highway 515 in Blairsville atop a knoll with a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge mountains. This educational facility opened in 2000 with 45,000+ sq. ft. It is not only a technical school but offers other traditional and distance learning courses that lead to the certificate, the diplomas and the associate degrees.

The University of Georgia
College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

The William Holland School of Lapidary Arts is located in the quiet and relaxed North Georgia community of Young Harris. You will be impressed with their extensive course offerings. A student can register for classes in Baskets, Chains, Cold Connections, Enameling, Faceting, Gem ID, Glass Fusing, Mineral ID, Photography, Stone Setting, Wire Sculpture, and more. The instructors are volunteers who come from various parts of the country. They are carefully chosen and well-skilled in their art. The school operates seasonally from April through early November.

Young Harris College

Founded in 1876, Young Harris College is a private, baccalaureate degree-granting college. Located in western Towns County, it offers degrees in four principal academic divisions: Fine Arts, Humanities, Mathematics and Science, and Social and Behavioral Science.

The college is well known for its theatre and musical theatre majors. Students, area residents, and visitors enjoy a variety of special productions each year. Despite its small size, student talent amazes one and all.