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York University is a public institution that was founded in 1959. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 48,589, its setting is city, and the campus size is 457 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar.
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York University is the leading interdisciplinary teaching and research university in Canada. York offers a modern, academic experience in Toronto, one of the world's most multicultural cities, and is host to a dynamic community of more than 54,000 students, 7,000 faculty and staff and more than 250,000 alumni worldwide. York's 10 Faculties and 28 research centres conduct ambitious, groundbreaking research, cutting across traditional academic boundaries. This distinctive, interdisciplinary approach brings fresh insights and solutions to real-world challenges.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to York University, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 1. The application fee at York University is $90.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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|Application deadline||June 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 1|
The most popular majors at York University include: Education, General; Psychology, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Sociology; and Nursing Science.
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York University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 48,589, with a gender distribution of 41.2 percent male students and 58.8 percent female students.
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Campus Info & Services
York University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, and health insurance. York University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at York University.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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* Overview details based on 2011 data