York College – City University of New York (CUNY)

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School Overview

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

www.york.cuny.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,111

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,057

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,208

Graduate enrollment: 46

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

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

Education

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

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

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.

CUNY York College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(718) 262-2000
Website:www.york.cuny.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.cuny.edu/admissions/undergraduate/prepare.html
Address:94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11451
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,360
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):26%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:7,698 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$6,748
Out-of-state Tuition:$13,858
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$8,866

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

CUNY York College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at CUNY York College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education7
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics12
Health Professions and Related Programs71
History1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences4
Transportation and Materials Moving1
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total1481

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at CUNY York College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$6,748
Out-of-state$13,858
Books and supplies$1,364

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,548
Out-of-state$19,138

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid85586%
Grant or scholarship aid84485%$8,866
Student loan aid586%$3,358

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,69856%$7,149
Federal student loans99712%$4,812

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for CUNY York College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled CUNY York College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants13,0715,3647,707
Percent admitted100%42%40%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%7%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

CUNY York College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,360
Undergraduate enrollment8,258
Graduate enrollment102

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

CUNY York College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Health and Behavioral Sciences)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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