Reach out to York College of Pennsylvania's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Students who apply to York College of Pennsylvania for fall should anticipate a decision by October 1.
Here is an overiew of some of York College of Pennsylvania's admissions stats.
|York College of Pennsylvania 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||14%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||46%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for York College of Pennsylvania.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||October 1||December 15|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
York College of Pennsylvania offers early decision but not early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by October 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.
Some students apply early to college to increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of being admitted, since it shows your interest in a school.
➡️ Explore a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
York College of Pennsylvania has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
Wondering what factors are considered by York College of Pennsylvania during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
Make sure to check with York College of Pennsylvania for more information on admission factors.
To apply to York College of Pennsylvania, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with York College of Pennsylvania's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to York College of Pennsylvania have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 68.45% submitted a class rank. At York College of Pennsylvania 14% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 38% were in the top 25% and 71% were in the top 50%.
At York College of Pennsylvania, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.22%|
|3.50 and 3.74||24.82%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.04%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14.44%|
|2.00 and 2.49||5.37%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to York College of Pennsylvania directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
York College of Pennsylvania looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
York College of Pennsylvania does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 46% of York College of Pennsylvania's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other York College of Pennsylvania applicants, you should strive to score between 1030 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At York College of Pennsylvania 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of York College of Pennsylvania students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of York College of Pennsylvania students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
To be most competitive at York College of Pennsylvania, you should strive to earn between 22 and 27 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for York College of Pennsylvania's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for York College of Pennsylvania students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to York College of Pennsylvania. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in York College of Pennsylvania during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to York College of Pennsylvania?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to York College of Pennsylvania.
Does York College of Pennsylvania accept transfer credits?
✅ York College of Pennsylvania accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. York College of Pennsylvania accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Excelsior College Examinations
Does York College of Pennsylvania accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ York College of Pennsylvania accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to York College of Pennsylvania?
✅ York College of Pennsylvania is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is York College of Pennsylvania's acceptance rate?
✅ York College of Pennsylvania has an acceptance rate of 78%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at York College of Pennsylvania?
✅ York College of Pennsylvania offers early decision but the school has not provided an acceptance rate.
Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.
See what others are saying about York College of Pennsylvania in the College Confidential forums
Explore other colleges in Pennsylvania or use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting into some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.
How hard is it to get into York College of Pennsylvania? York College of Pennsylvania is a somewhat selective institution. The York College of Pennsylvania acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
27 and Above
22 to 27
22 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At York College of Pennsylvania, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.59. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
Tuition and Fees
Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!
Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!
Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.