Tuition & Fees

$6,957

$17,827

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
12%
400-499
51%
300-399
32%
200-299
4%
600-699
2%
500-599
19%
400-499
54%
300-399
22%
200-299
3%
600-699
1%
500-599
10%
400-499
50%
300-399
35%
200-299
4%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,363
Declined + 4,708
Total Received 13,071
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Public

8,258

undergraduate students

102

graduate students

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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 8,360
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  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)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Jamaica, NY

50-acre campus in Jamaica section of Queens (New York City population: 8,537,673). Served by air, bus, train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

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Campus Life

yes
Students may have cars on campus

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
1%
500-599
12%
400-499
51%
300-399
32%
200-299
4%
600-699
2%
500-599
19%
400-499
54%
300-399
22%
200-299
3%
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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

63%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,363
Declined + 4,708
Total Received 13,071

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
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

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

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $17,530,290
State $13,605,134
Institutional
Other external
Total $31,135,424

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $494,419
Other external $324,668
Total $819,087

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference (Division III), North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III)
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American Studies
Anthropology
Art History
Art Studio
Aviation Management
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Communications Technology
Community Health Education
Computer Science
Earth Science
Economics
English
Environmental Health Science
French
Geology
Gerontology
Health Education
Health Promotion Management
History
Information Systems Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Movement Science
Music
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Pharmaceutical Science
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physician Assistant
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech
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Undergraduate

99%

8,258
students

Female
65%
5,383

Male
35%
2,875

Graduate

1%

102
students

Female
77%
79

Male
23%
23

undergraduateFull-time

61%

5,066
students

Female
67%
3,370

Male
33%
1,696

undergraduatePart-time

39%

3,192
students

Female
64%
2,013

Male
36%
1,179

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
35%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
19%
Hispanic/Latino
6%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
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 Recommended of Some

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
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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

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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