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York College

Jamaica, NY

York College, founded in 1966, is a public institution offering liberal and career education. Its 50-acre campus is located in Jamaica.

Web Sitewww.york.cuny.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students8,258
   Women5,383 (65.2%)
   Men2,875 (34.8%)
Graduate Students102

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate61% of 13,726 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math400-490 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading370-460 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing370-460 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceNot available
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,747
Out-of-state: $17,217
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met56%
Average Freshman Award$8,441
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$4,614

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 39% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Jamaica Population216,866
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee 
Students in College Housing 
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotCardinal
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
27.2% Asian
42.1% Black/African-American
23.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
6.4% White
0.0% Unknown
International Students3.9% from 131 countries
First-Year Students Returning73.1%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
6.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.23 3.10 595 555 21
Low 2.30 2.30 580 470 21
High 3.90 3.90 610 640 21
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