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York College of Pennsylvania

York, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate78%

About York College of Pennsylvania

At York College of Pennsylvania, we believe that a life of passion and purpose is built by learning and experiencing every day. Our approach to education is practical and experiential, focusing on real-world experiences that allow students to apply their learning beyond the classroom walls

and taught by faculty who bring firsthand experience and empowering support into the classroom.

Founded in 1787, we pride ourselves on our long-standing commitment to making quality education affordable and accessible. Our students feel at home from their very first day on our picturesque campus

and in the surrounding city of York – a growing hub of arts and industry nestled between Washington D.C, Baltimore and Philadelphia that provides countless opportunities for connection and collaboration. Whether on campus or beyond our walls, a cornerstone of learning at York is our high-impact practices: opportunities that range from internships to active, project-based learning that engage and challenge our students, and promote deeper understanding. Combined with state-of-the-art facilities, major courses available from their first year, and an active, supportive community of peers, YCP students have all the tools they need to build successful and fulfilling careers and become leaders in their fields – from day one.

York College of Pennsylvania is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of York, Pennsylvania. York College of Pennsylvania was founded in 1787. The college enrolls around 3,852 students a year, including 3,527 undergrad students.

York College of Pennsylvania Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into York College of Pennsylvania. The acceptance rate at York College of Pennsylvania is 78%. In 2022, 5,563 students applied to York College of Pennsylvania and 4,327 were admitted.

York College of Pennsylvania Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 78%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 46%

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York College of Pennsylvania is located in the town of York, Pennsylvania, near Baltimore.

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College Info

441 Country Club Road York, PA 17403

Campus Setting: Suburban

York College of Pennsylvania Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 23

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to York College of Pennsylvania is Aug 23.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to York College of Pennsylvania is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

York College of Pennsylvania SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1210


Math SAT Range

510 - 610


Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

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Wondering what life at York College of Pennsylvania is like? There are approximately 3,852 students enrolled at York College of Pennsylvania, including 3,527 undergraduate students and 325 graduate students. 90% percent of students attend school full-time, 66% percent are from PA and 34% percent of students are from other states.


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