CUNY--York College

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94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard

Jamaica, NY 11451

Phone: (718) 262-2000
2013-2014 Tuition
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RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Colleges (North)

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CUNY--York College is a public institution that was founded in 1966. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,350, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 50 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. CUNY--York College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,096 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $12,606 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The Queens Survey 2004, sponsored by the CUNY indicated 3 major strengths for York (CUNY) College. It's Location and accessibility, the academic programs, and it's faculty.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1966
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment $652,976


Interested in applying to CUNY--York College? The application fee at CUNY--York College is $65. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 60.4 percent.

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Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 60.4%
Application deadline N/A
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at CUNY--York College is 19:1, and the school has 12.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at CUNY--York College include: Business Administration and Management, General; Psychology, General; Public Health Education and Promotion; Social Sciences, General; and Social Work. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 19:1
4-year graduation rate 3%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 20%
Psychology, General 18%
Public Health Education and Promotion 18%
Social Sciences, General 7%
Social Work 7%

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Student Life

CUNY--York College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,350, with a gender distribution of 33.6 percent male students and 66.4 percent female students. CUNY--York College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 8,389
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

CUNY--York College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, and health service. CUNY--York College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at CUNY--York College, 35 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at CUNY--York College.

Students who have cars on campus 35%
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

At CUNY--York College, 67.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,650.

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In-state tuition and fees $6,096 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $12,606 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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