General Information About York College Pennsylvania
To make available, at the baccalaureate and associate degree levels, high-quality academic programs, which include general education components appropriate for the program's degree level and which cover a broad range of majors in professional and career fields as well as the arts and sciences; To offer carefully selected master's degree programs, which reflect the enrollment emphases of the undergraduate curriculum and the professional development needs of the region; To create a teaching and learning environment characterized by individual attention to students, high quality classroom instruction, thoughtful application of relevant technology, encouragement of life-long learning, attention to critical thinking skills, and strict adherence to principles of academic honesty; To provide York College's educational programs with a superior degree of efficiency, in order to maintain the lowest feasible costs for students; To attract applications from students from a variety of social, economic and geographic backgrounds, playing a special role in addressing the higher education aspirations of the people of York County; To enroll principally students whose academic preparation places them in the broad middle to above average range of applicants for their intended degree programs, while remaining open to accepting some students who have demonstrated the capacity and motivation to succeed, even though they have not yet fully achieved their academic potential; To provide educational opportunities for traditional-age, adult, full-time, and part-time students; To facilitate the holistic development of students who devote full-time to their collegiate experience through their active participation in campus life; To build and sustain a stimulating campus community that engages student interest and involvement in cultural, spiritual, sports, and recreational programs; To provide appropriate enrichment activities for part-time and adult learners; and To place at the service of the community to the extent feasible the College's human and cultural resources and educational facilities.
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, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- General Education Courses
- Career Services available upon completion
- 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).
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- City: Small
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 11,048 Percent Admitted 56% Men Admitted 59% Women Admitted 54% Full Time Retention Rate 78%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 490 570 Math 500 590 Writing 480 570
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 21 25 English 20 25 Math 21 25 Writing 20 25
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 6,175 Native American 10 Asian 85 African American 174 Hispanic 103 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 4,669 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 46