Resources › For Students and Parents York College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print CUNY York College. CUNY Academic Commons / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated August 29, 2017 York College Description: York College is one of the eleven senior colleges in CUNY. The school is located in Queens, New York City, and the school's student population mirrors the rich ethnic diversity of the surrounding community. Students come from over 50 countries and speak over 37 languages. Academics at York are supported by a 19 to 1 student / faculty ratio. York College offers over 40 majors with programs in health, business and psychology being the most popular. In 2003, the CUNY Aviation Institute was established on the York College campus. The Queens High School for the Sciences is also located at York. York College is a commuter campus with no residence halls. On the athletic front, the York College Cardinals compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), within the Division III City University of New York Athletic Conference. Popular sports include soccer, swimming, basketball, and track and field. Admissions Data (2016): Percent of Applicants Admitted: 41%GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for York College AdmissionssTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: 390 / 470SAT Math: 420 / 490SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanCUNY SAT comparison chartACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / - Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 8,360 (8,258 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 35% Male / 65% Female61% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $6,748 (in-state); $13,858 (out-of-state)Books: $1,364 (why so much?)Room and Board: $13,713Other Expenses: $5,302Total Cost: $27,127 (in-state); $34,237 (out-of-state) York College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 86%Percentage of Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 85%Loans: 6%Average Amount of AidGrants: $8,866Loans: $3,358 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, English, Psychology, Public Health Education, Social Work, Sociology, Nursing, Political Science, Biology, Information Science, English Literature Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 73%Transfer Out Rate: 39%4-Year Graduation Rate: 7%6-Year Graduation Rate: 30% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Soccer, Track and Field, Basketball, Tennis, Swimming, VolleyballWomen's Sports: Soccer, Swimming, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Track and Field Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like CUNY York College, You May Also Like These Schools: CUNY City College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphHofstra University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBaruch College (CUNY): Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSUNY New Paltz: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSt. John's University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBinghamton University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCUNY Hunter College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphAdelphi University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphManhattan College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity at Buffalo: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSyracuse University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity at Albany: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph York College Mission Statement: mission statement from https://www.york.cuny.edu/about "York College enriches lives and enables students to grow as passionate, engaged learners with the confidence to realize their intellectual and human potential as individuals and global citizens."