York College, CUNY

Jamaica, NY

York College, CUNY

Jamaica, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$7,358

$15,308

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
440
75th
530
25th
430

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,190
Declined 7,332
Total Received 15,522
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Public

10,201

undergraduate students

236

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1966, York College is a public institution offering liberal arts and career education and is a member of the City University of New York school system. Its 50-acre campus is located in Jamaica.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 10,437
Established in 1966
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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

no
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
520
25th
440
75th
530
25th
430

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Other application fee ($70 for transfer applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required ACT only Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,190
Declined 7,332
Total Received 15,522

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

63%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,565

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,930
Additional fees $428
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $8,722
Average Financial Aid - $7,565
Total with Avg. Aid $1,157

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

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming yes yes
Tennis yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biotechnology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Research Coordinator. yes
Communications Technology/Technician. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Earth Science Teacher Education. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Health. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Movement Therapy and Movement Education. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Pharmacology. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Rhetoric and Composition. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes

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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

10,437

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

10,201
students

Female
66%
6,690

Male
34%
3,511

2%

236
students

Female
73%
172

Male
27%
64

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

55%

5,640
students

Female
66%
3,718

Male
34%
1,922

45%

4,561
students

Female
65%
2,972

Male
35%
1,589

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
39%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
4%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

80

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

40

semester hours

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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

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