Tuition & Fees

$6,756

$18,426

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
58%
300-399
9%
600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
55%
300-399
12%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
50%
300-399
35%
200-299
4%
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,620
Declined + 4,547
Total Received 13,167
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Public

8,393

undergraduate students

140

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Social Work
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Codes

SAT 2992

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Location

School Facts

York College, founded in 1966, is a public institution offering liberal and career education. Its 50-acre campus is located in Jamaica.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,533
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACEN (Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Jamaica, NY

50-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (New York City population: 8,622,698). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

CUNY — York College
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11451

Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
58%
300-399
9%
600-699
3%
500-599
30%
400-499
55%
300-399
12%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
50%
300-399
35%
200-299
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
($70 for transfer applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required
SAT Subject Tests Not used
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

65%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,620
Declined + 4,547
Total Received 13,167

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

La Toro Yates
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services
P: 718 262-2165
F: 718 262-2601
admissions@york.cuny.edu

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,738

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,330
Additional fees $426
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $8,120
Average Financial Aid - $7,738
Total with Avg. Aid $382
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

State aid form
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 718 262-2230
F: 718 262-2236
finaid@york.cuny.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Aerobic Dance, Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Crew, Cricket, Cycling, Dance, Handball, Jogging, Martial Arts, Soccer, Softball, Step Team, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Weight Training, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Ronald St. John (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Jessica Cherry (women's)
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History
Aviation Management
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Childhood Education
Biology/Education 7-12
Biotechnology
Black Studies
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry/Childhood Education
Chemistry/Education 7-12
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
Communications Technology
Community Health Education
Computer Science
Earth Science/Education 7-12
Economics
English
English Education/Middle School Extension
English/Childhood Education
Environmental Health Science
Finance
French
Geology
Gerontological Studies/Services
Health Education PreK-12
Health Promotion Management
Health Science
History
History Education/Middle School Extension
History/Childhood Education
Information Systems Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies/Teacher Education 1-6
Journalism
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education/Middle School Extension
Mathematics/Childhood Education
Mathematics/Education 7-12
Movement Science
Music
Nursing
Pharmaceutical Science
Pharmaceutical Science/Business
Philosophy
Physical Education PreK-12
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish/Childhood Bilingual Education
Spanish/Childhood Education
Speech Communication/Theatre Arts
Studio Art
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Administration
  3. Social Work

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

8,533

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

8,393
students

Female
63%
5,250

Male
37%
3,143

2%

140
students

Female
80%
112

Male
20%
28

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

5,056
students

Female
65%
3,281

Male
35%
1,775

40%

3,337
students

Female
60%
1,969

Male
40%
1,368

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
31%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 112
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
Guyana
Haiti
Jamaica
Trinidad And Tobago
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Grace Prescod
Admissions International Students Advisor
718 262-2178
gprescod@york.cuny.edu

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