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York College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in York, NE, the school offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Churches of Christ affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. York College, with only around 480 students enrolled, provides a low student to teacher ratio and hands on instruction as part of its commitment to students.
Areas of study offered at York College include:
- Business And Marketing Studies
- Liberal Arts And Sciences
- English Language And Literature
To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit school records, which are then reviewed by the admissions office. Most students accepted to this school earn an SAT score within the range of 860 - 1100, or an ACT score in a range of 18 - 24. This school has an admissions rate of about 84% of which only 29% chose to attend.
Tuition is approximately $17,000 for the year, though it may vary based on any number of circumstances. Students should check the school's price of attendance calculator to determine cost. Housing may be available for students that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $3,100 each year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.
The York College "Panthers" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Baseball (NAIA Division II)
- Basketball (NAIA Division II)
- Soccer (NAIA Division II)
- Softball (NAIA Division II)
Students can visit the website to get a complete list of areas of study, student services, and more that is available at this school.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants York College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, SAT/ACT scores of accepted students, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred. This information can be used to see your chances of getting accepted to York College.
Admission Requirements & Recommendations
- High School G.P.A. and School Records are Required
- High School Academic Ranking are Required
- Letters of Recommendation are Recommended
- SAT or ACT Test Scores are Required
- TOEFL for ESL Students are Recommended
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Admissions Test Scores - SAT Exam, ACT Exam, etc...
ACT ® scores for students that were accepted Fall 2013
|Score Range (25th to 75th Percentile)|
|ACT ® English||15 - 24|
|ACT ® Math||16 - 24|
|ACT ® Composite Score||17 - 22|
Acceptance Rate Table
We have provided a table below which represents your chances of getting into York College.
|Granted Admissions||267 (49%)|
|Accepted Students That Enrolled||94 (35%)|
The total student enrollment at York College is about 410, with undergraduate students making up about 99% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $16,000-$19,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- For part-time students, charges are between $570-$680 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||98%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$8,389|
|Receiving Student Loans||79%||$7,449|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 6.0%.
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, York College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Online classes
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Employing students to lower education costs
- Employment search assistance
York College has an overall graduation rate which is around 39%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||18%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||4%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2005)
York College is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Basketball (Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conf)
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Security and Protective Services
Theology and Religious Vocations
Visual and Performing Arts
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- University of Nebraska at Kearney in Kearney, NE (80 miles away)
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- Emporia State University in Emporia, KS (185 miles away)
- Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN (264 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2008-2013. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact York College for official up-to-date information.