York College of the City University of New York requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at York College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. York College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, York College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
York College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: York College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
York College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with York College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, York College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at York College.
Student Designed Majors
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.
York College does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at York College
York College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ York College does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ York College does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ York College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ York College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at York College.
🟨 York College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
York College offers these dual degree programs:
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does York College have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
York College has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at York College include:
•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus
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