General Information About CUNY York College
As a senior college of The City University of New York, York College is committed to the University mission of “teaching, research, and public service” responsive to “the special needs of an urban constituency.” The College is a student-centered institution whose mission is to prepare students to: * Succeed in a chosen discipline * Acquire basic knowledge in the humanities, behavioral and natural sciences, and mathematics * Think, speak and write clearly, critically and effectively * Develop technological literacy and skill * Seek objectivity and shun bias * Esteem research and scholarship for life-long learning * Understand and appreciate culture and cultural diversity * Value ethical attitudes and behavior * Promote knowledge of health and pursue wellness * Engage in public service * Enrich their communities, the nation, and the world The College offers baccalaureate degrees in the liberal arts and the sciences, as well as in a variety of professional programs such as accounting, business, computer studies, education, health, and social work, as well as a graduate program in occupational therapy. It maximizes each student’s intellectual, professional, and personal growth by integrating studies in liberal arts and sciences, professions, knowledge of diverse cultures, and technology. It meets changing social and intellectual needs by developing undergraduate and graduate programs from its established academic strengths. The College aims to graduate students poised to meet new demands and provide leadership for human progress. The College supports the professional growth of its faculty and staff and serves as a resource for continued advancement of the broader community. It calls upon all members of the York community to commit themselves to scholarship and learning, respect for individuals and individual differences, just and fair treatment of others, open and direct communication, ethical behavior, and involvement in the life of the College.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Distance learning opportunities
- Study abroad
- Weekend/evening college
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- On-campus day care for students' children
- Dual credit
- Credit for life experiences
- Advanced placement (AP) credits
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Large
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 8,778 Percent Admitted 43% Men Admitted 42% Women Admitted 43% Full Time Retention Rate 75%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 370 460 Math 390 470
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 9,294 Native American 29 Asian 1,249 African American 4,904 Hispanic 1,816 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 4,856 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 35