York College Pennsylvania (YCP)

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YCP can be found in York, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. YCP has an enrollment of nearly 4,500 students.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores to YCP. A score between 1000 to 1210 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the YCP average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.98 - 3.33. YCP accepts about 70% of applicants. Of those that are admitted, about 23% of students continue on to register and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at ycp.edu.

Overall YCP Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for York College Pennsylvania was reported as 69.0% in Fall 2020 with over 6,010 college applications submitted to York College Pennsylvania. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • YCP ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • YCP Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into York College Pennsylvania?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of York College Pennsylvania is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for YCP has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 61.0%
  • 2017-2018: 69.9%
  • 2018-2019: 69.7%
  • 2019-2020: 69.0%
  • Projected YCP Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 63.6%

How Does YCP Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Elizabethtown College80.8%
Messiah College75.9%
Franklin and Marshall College30.4%
Pennsylvania College of Art and Design43.3%
Lancaster Bible College96.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

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


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to YCP (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 600
Math500 - 610
Total Score1000 - 1210
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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