CUNY York College

Jamaica, NY

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CUNY York College

CUNY York College

CUNY York College Student Essentials

CUNY York College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Cardinals
Website: www.york.cuny.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,796
Out-of-State Tuition: $12,006
Retention Rate: 77%
Enrollment: 10,558
Year Established: 1966

About CUNY York College

A respected institution offering rigorous, research-based academics, CUNY York also boasts successful graduates and knowledgable faculty.

Part of the City of New York system, CUNY York is located in Jamaica Plains, New York.

Over 40 major fields of study are offered in a range of liberal arts and sciences and professional programs. Occupational therapy, social work, nursing, business administration, fine and performing arts, music and foreign languages are just some of York’s offerings. York also has pre-professional offerings in medicine, dentistry and psychology.

CUNY has also implemented an aviation management degree, through which students are given opportunities to work at such places as Kennedy airport.

Undergraduate research was also implemented in 2010, giving students the chance to engage in higher-level thinking alongside faculty.

Student life affords students many opportunities and includes a number of cultural and arts-oriented student organizations, as well as notable professional concerts and performances at York’s huge auditorium or theatre. There are also numerous athletic teams.

Because of its proximity to Manhattan, CUNY York’s students may also benefit from the abundant cultural, entertainment and nightlife offerings of the city.

Admission to CUNY is based on several factors including transcripts and test scores.

While CUNY’s tuition is significantly lower for in-state residents, financial aid is available through loans, grants and other sources.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 4 Reviews

75% of students gave CUNY York College 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2015

Overall Rating

all good


CUNY York College Map & Location

CUNY York College
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd
Jamaica, NY 11451


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Getting Around CUNY York College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Excellent transit. This area has plenty of convenient public transportation.

10/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Jamaica, NY

Winter
Dec
44
32
Jan
39
26
Feb
42
28
Spring
Mar
49
34
Apr
59
44
May
69
53
Summer
Jun
78
63
Jul
83
69
Aug
82
68
Fall
Sep
75
61
Oct
65
50
Nov
54
41

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 10,520
Freshman Class 1,103
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 10,558

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 20%
  • African American: 51%
  • Caucasian: 8%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Latino 20%
African American 51%
Caucasian 8%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate 0%
Full-Time 84%
Part-Time 16%
Women 64%
Men 36%
International 5%
Domestic 95%

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