York College – City University of New York (CUNY)

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York College of The City University of New York is a liberal arts college located in the Jamaica, Queens borough in New York City and belongs to the CUNY public university system of schools and colleges. It is also a member of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, a non-profit organization and philanthropic group dedicated to raising funds to pay the tuition of underprivileged balck students.

Currently, York College has a total annual enrollment of approximately 8,000 students and is one of the larger schools in the CUNY system. The college offers a variety of four-year bachelor degree programs in over 40 fields of study, including Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Health Professions, Business, Education, Computer Science, English, Arts, Psychology, and Social Sciences, among others. To support the ongoing educational needs of its students, the institution offers the York College Library which is home to thousands of literary collections and works, as well as journals, microfiche, and much more.

General Information

Admission Office

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard

Jamaica, NY 11451-9989

(718) 262-2165

Fax: (718) 262-2601

Contact: Diane Warmsley

Director of Admissions/Enrollment
Main Address

94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard

Jamaica, NY 11451

(718) 262-2000


Total undergrads: 7,111

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,057

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,208

Graduate enrollment: 46


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $65

Online application fee: $65

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: Not reported

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 69%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adult Development/Aging B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B
Environmental Health B
Nursing (RN) B


History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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