York College is on a 50-acre campus in an urban setting in Jamaica, New York, not far from New York City. York College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
York College does not have fraternities or sororities.
York College has a thriving Haitian Students Association. In fact, more students participate in Haitian Students Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at York College include Caribbean Students Association, Haitian Cultural Association, Latin Caucus and Muslim Student Association.
York College students' favorite campus traditions are Club Fairs, Talent Shows and Ethnic Fairs.
York College does not offer housing.
All York College students live off campus.
At York College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at York College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Baseball||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Volleyball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
York College of the City University of New York is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The York College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
York College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit York College, take Van Wyck Expressway to Jamaica, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to John F. Kennedy International airport.
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