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York College

York, NE 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate60%
Acceptance Rate60%

About York College

York College Overview

York College is a private, religious school in the small town setting of York, Nebraska. York College was founded in 1890 and enrolls 457 undergrads and no graduate students. York College offers on-campus housing for up to 560 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 70% of students spend their weekends on campus.

Student Activities at York College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of York College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? York College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at York College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? York College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at York College on the Student Life page.

2022 York College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 60%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.0
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 8%
Tuition $20,950
Percent of Need Met 41%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $17,670

Is York College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what York College offers and if it might be the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for York College

It is moderately difficult to get into York College. York College admitted 60% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 485 applications received in 2022, 291 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at York College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 58% of students who start at York College come back the next year. York Collegehas a six year graduation rate of 42 for undergrads. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for York College Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from York College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 70% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with York College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

York College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

York College's endowment was valued at $5.9 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,440 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at York College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

York College meets 41% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend York College full-time are awarded $17,670 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $24,095 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at York College.

Based on this information, does York College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is York College a good school for you?

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Where is York College Located?

York College is located in the small town setting of York, Nebraska.

If you would like to see York College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 80 to York, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lincoln Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what York College and York are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1125 East 8th Street York, NE 68467

Campus Setting: Small Town

York College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to York College is Continuous processing.

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

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

York College ACT Scores


ACT Range

15 - 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to York College is 22. Students with an ACT score of 24 and above have a good chance of getting into York College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 15 and 24 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 15 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

York College SAT Scores


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Math SAT Range

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York College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at York College is like? There are approximately 457 students enrolled at York College. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 30% percent are from NE and 70% percent of students are from other states.


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