York University

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4700 Keele Street

Toronto, Ontario,

Phone: (416) 736-2100
2013-2014 Tuition
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Jun. 1
application deadline

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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 urban, and the campus size is 457 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $6,523 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $6,523 (2013-14).

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

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.
The University has two unique campuses: the Keele campus in Toronto's north end presents extensive facilities in a modern, self-contained environment. This high-energy, urban setting features five libraries, three theaters, seven art galleries, a shopping mall, and a student centre. Glendon, our bilingual, liberal arts campus located in mid-town Toronto, was created to foster future leaders with a personalized, international and interdisciplinary education. Glendon differs from all other Canadian universities by offering courses within the context of two languages and cultures, English and French. No other university in Ontario provides such an integrated experience with an international flair. York's campuses truly offer a vibrant community for top scholars seeking a multi-cultural, cosmopolitan atmosphere.
A selective university with strong admission standards, students may be required to present higher averages with specific preparation in certain subject areas for limited enrolment programs. The GCE Advanced Level courses, AP® courses, and the International Baccalaureate are recognized for admission and transfer credit. Students studying in the AP® curriculum may receive a maximum of one year of University credit towards their York degree. York University is accredited by The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.
York's residential spaces are comprised of furnished single rooms, double rooms or suites. The extracurricular community offers more than 300 student clubs, two radio stations, 13 student newspapers, student governments, and a variety of sports teams. Athletic facilities include the Rexall Tennis Center; Toronto Indoor Track & Field Center; six ice skating rinks; swimming pools, squash courts, weight rooms, and a stadium. Public transit makes York easily accessible to Greater Toronto Area neighbourhoods and the Lester B. Pearson Airport. This dynamic community combines academic and extracurricular activities in an experience that beckons to international students all over the world. Consider your future at York University.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1959
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


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.

Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate N/A
Application deadline June 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by February 1

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Academic Life

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Student-faculty ratio N/A
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

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.

Total enrollment 54,507
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 N/A

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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.

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At York University, 48.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.

Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.

In-state tuition and fees $6,523 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $6,523 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,784 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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