CUNY York College: Ranking & Review

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Jamaica Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 1806 6367
Top 38%

CUNY York College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate44%44%44%
Enrolled undergraduates1,137445692
Enrolled total (including graduate students)8,5333,1715,362

971 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

46 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $125.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores899
Percent of students submitting SAT scores79%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores0
Percent of students submitting ACT scores0%

CUNY York College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
Off-campus $27,470 $34,860
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

CUNY York College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,530 $13,920
Fees for full-time undergraduates $428 $428
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $285 $580
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,450 $19,320
Fees for full-time graduates $428 $428
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $440 $805

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs 263 31 294
Psychology 220 220
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 185 185
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 117 117
Social Sciences 64 64
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 52 52
English Language and Literature & Letters 45 45
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 39 39
Transportation and Materials Moving 22 22
Mathematics and Statistics 21 21
Education 21 21
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 19 19
Visual and Performing Arts 18 18
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14 14
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 14 14
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 13 13
History 13 13
Physical Sciences 11 11
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total1,151311,182

A total of 1,151 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at CUNY York College.

At the master's level 31 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate29%26%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 66%

General info

Alternative namesYork
York College
MottoSapere Aude, Incipe!
Dare to Know, Begin!
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorswhite, red, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff850
Instructional FTE315
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields

Location and Contacts

Address94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, New York, 11451
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Fax+1 (718) 262 2730

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