York College of Pennsylvania

York, PA

York College of Pennsylvania

York, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$21,790

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,126
Declined 1,865
Total Received 5,991
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Private

4,036

undergraduate students

269

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

York College of Pennsylvania is a private, liberal arts college. It was founded as an academy in 1787, merged with York Collegiate Institute in 1929, became a two-year college in 1941, and gained four-year status in 1968. Its 190-acre campus is located in the city of York, 45 miles north of Baltimore.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,305
Established in 1787
Coeducational Coeducational

190‐acre, suburban campus in York (population: 44,132), 65 miles from Baltimore and 90 miles from Philadelphia. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Baltimore; smaller airport serves Harrisburg (30 miles); train serves Lancaster (27 miles). School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Baltimore
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Harrisburg International

York College of Pennsylvania
441 Country Club Road
York, PA
17403-3651

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Pre-Med Society
  • Ski and Outdoor Club
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
  • WVYC Radio Station

Top Events

  • Spartapalooza
  • Spring Weekend
  • Fall Fest
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
51%
400-499
20%
300-399
0
700-800
2%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
6%
24-29
32%
18-23
47%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.54

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,126
Declined 1,865
Total Received 5,991

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

character/personal qualities

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,677

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $19,760
Room & board $11,890
Additional fees $2,030
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,050
Total $35,930
Average Financial Aid - $4,677
Total with Avg. Aid $31,253
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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
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance team, lacrosse, rugby, softball, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Football, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Behavioral Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Management
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

4,305

total students

65%

in-state

35%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

4,036
students

Female
56%
2,252

Male
44%
1,784

6%

269
students

Female
61%
164

Male
39%
105

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

3,685
students

Female
57%
2,087

Male
43%
1,598

9%

351
students

Female
48%
165

Male
52%
186

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 81%
Student 4 year graduation rate 45%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

171

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
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

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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