8,258
Students
Financial aid thermometer
7,738
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
60
60%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

York College of the City University of New York is a Comprehensive institution located in Jamaica, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, NY  11451
United States
Contact Dr. La Toro Yates
Director of Admissions
Email: lyates@york.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-262-2165
Fax: 718-262-2601

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Bilingual And Multilingual Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Adult Development And Aging Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
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Environmental Health Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Physician Assistant Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Gerontology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Biology/biotechnology Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,726
Applied
8,334
Accepted
8,258
Enrolled
61%
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Female Admissions

8,209
Females Applied
5,244
Females Accepted
64%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,517
Males Applied
3,090
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

65
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.8
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,730
In-state
18,000
Out-of-state
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Fees

427
Full-time student fees
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

7,738
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,441
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
3,931
Avg. Loan Aid
4,914
Avg. Grant Aid
8,254
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
60%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
2%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,258
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 22.45%
Black or African American 40.4%
White or Caucasian 6.16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.94%
Asian 26.11%

Gender

Male (34.81%)
Female (65.19%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Campus events:
Club Fairs, Talent Shows and Ethnic Fairs

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Haitian Students Association, Caribbean Students Association, Haitian Cultural Association, Latin Caucus and Muslim Student Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

23:1
Student-Faculty Ratio