CUNY York College (York)

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CUNY York College can be found in Jamaica, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. CUNY York College has an enrollment of over eight thousand students.

Most of the students admitted to York have scored between 880 - 1040 on the SAT exam. Roughly 70 percent of all students which applied were accepted at York, and from those that were granted acceptance about 11 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall York Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY York College was reported as 72.8% in Fall 2020 with over 14,600 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY York College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 41.0%
  • 2017-2018: 44.5%
  • 2018-2019: 52.8%
  • 2019-2020: 72.8%
  • Projected York Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 53.7%

How Does York Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CUNY York College is twenty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY Maritime College73.6%
Adelphi University74.3%
CUNY Medgar Evers College90.3%
Pratt Institute-Main55.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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