York College of Pennsylvania
York College of Pennsylvania
441 Country Club Road
York, PA 17403-3651

(717) 846-7788

About York
Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,600 undergraduate students. The College also offers master's programs in business, education and nursing.

A center of affordable academic excellence, York is dedicated to the intellectual, professional and social growth of its students. The College helps them develop a concrete plan to attain academic growth and career success; encourages them to try in the “real world” what they learn in the classroom; and prepares them to be professionals in whatever career they pursue.

At York College, emphasis is placed on an outstanding teaching faculty, the majority of whom hold doctorates or other terminal degrees. Graduates enjoy a 90% career placement rate. York has been ranked as the best value among liberal arts colleges in the north by U.S. News & World Report, selected as a national "Best Buy" in the Barron's Best Buys in College Education, and ranked among the top third of 100 "Colleges Worth Considering" nationwide by The Washington Post.

* Enrollment: 4,600 full-time students from 30 states and 38 countries.
* Student to faculty ratio: 18 to 1
* Average class size: 22

A pleasant beautifully landscaped 190-acre suburban campus in historic York County; convenient interstate access-one hour from Baltimore, two hours from Washington, DC, two and a half hours from Philadelphia, a four and a half hour drive from New York City and a four hour drive from Pittsburgh and Richmond. For more information about York County, visit the York, PA Web site.

York College welcomes applications from students enrolled in a challenging college preparatory program who have the desire to study within a competitive curriculum. The York College Admissions Committee reviews applications on an individual basis through rolling admission. When looking at the application, a number of factors are taken into consideration, most importantly, the student's college preparatory courses. The student's grade point average, class rank, involvement in activities, and combined SAT score or ACT score are considered. Letters of recommendation are also encouraged.

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