CUNY -- York College

Jamaica, NY

CUNY -- York College

Jamaica, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$7,157

$18,427

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

23

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,334
Declined 5,392
Total Received 13,726
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Public

8,258

undergraduate students

102

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,360
Established in 1967
Coeducational Coeducational

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50-acre campus in Jamaica (Queens population: 2,358,582). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: John F. Kennedy International

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

Top Organizations

  • Haitian Students Association
  • Caribbean Students Association
  • Haitian Cultural Association
  • Latin Caucus
  • Muslim Student Association

Top Events

  • Club Fairs
  • Talent Shows
  • Ethnic Fairs
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,334
Declined 5,392
Total Received 13,726

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

class rank
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 131
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Development and Aging
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Communications Technology/Technician
Computer Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Health
French Language and Literature
Geology/Earth Science, General
Gerontology
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Information Science/Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Music, General
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physician Assistant
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

8,360

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

8,258
students

Female
65%
5,383

Male
35%
2,875

1%

102
students

Female
77%
79

Male
23%
23

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

61%

5,066
students

Female
67%
3,370

Male
33%
1,696

39%

3,192
students

Female
64%
2,013

Male
36%
1,179

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 7%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 8%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
40%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
6%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

853

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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