CUNY York College in Jamaica

Jamaica, NY

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Overview

CUNY York College offers 150-degree programs. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 37%. 34.7% are women, and 65.3% are men. 4% percents of international students. CUNY York College is a member of 4 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at CUNY York College is 5630$, that is at the level of national average. 28% of full-time CUNY York College students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $38,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The CUNY York College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$5,630
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, CUNY York College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$4,306
$30,001 - $48,000$6,488
$48,001 - $75,000$10,052
$75,001 - $110,000$13,699
$110,001+$14,279

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

    Neither required nor recommended:

    • Secondary school rank
    • Recommendations
    • Formal demonstration of competencies

    Finance

    Charges:

    • Typical room charge for academic year: -

    • Typical board charge for academic year: -

    • Combined charge for room and board: -

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    Percent of students with financial aid

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    11%

    Types of financial aids

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    4828 of CUNY York College undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 57 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes CUNY York College number 72 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New York.

    Students at CUNY York College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

    Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
    $0 - $30,000
    99.79%
    $11,305
    $30,001 - $48,000
    99.4%
    $9,614
    $48,001 - $75,000
    100%
    $5,299
    $75,001 - $110,000
    100%
    $2,242
    $110,001+
    0%
    $0

    Salary After Attending

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    $38,700

    According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

    Students services

    Career

    Academic/career counseling service

    Employment services for students

    Living & meal

    Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

    Institution provide on-campus housing

    Institution provides board or meal plan

    Veteran Services Available

    Credit for military training

    Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

    Disability services

    3%

    Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

    Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Alternative tuition plans

    Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

    Prepaid tuition plan

    Tuition payment plan

    Prepaid tuition plan - a program that allows students or their families to purchase college tuition or tuition credits for future years, at current prices.

    Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

    Special learning opportunities

    Here are the learning opportunities available in CUNY York College.

    ROTC

    ROTC - Army

    Study abroad

    Weekend/evening college

    Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

    Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

    Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

    ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

    Study abroad - programs and arrangements providing students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

    Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

    Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

    Athletic associations

    • Member of National Athletic Association
    • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
    • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

    Graduation Rate

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    28%
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    CUNY York College graduation rate is below the national average.

    28% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to CUNY York College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

    The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

    Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into account students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

    Applying information

    Average number of applicants to one enrolled

    13 : 1

    Admission considerations

    Required:

    • Secondary school GPA
    • Secondary school record
    • Completion of college-preparatory program
    • Admission test scores
    • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

    Recommended:

      Neither required nor recommended:

      • Secondary school rank
      • Recommendations
      • Formal demonstration of competencies

      Acceptance Rate

      The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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      37%

      In comparison to National Average

      CUNY York College acceptance rate is below national average.

      In comparison to state Average

      Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 67%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 30%.

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      37%
      BELOW AVERAGE

      In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $0 - $10k price range

      Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 71%, so CUNY York College acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 34%.

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      37%
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      Admissions yield

      Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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      20%

      Total

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      19%

      Full time

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      1%

      Part time

      Retention rate

      Full-time retention rate

      74%

      Part-time retention rate

      85%

      The CUNY York College full-time retention rate is 74% and part-time retention rate is 85%.

      Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

      Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school offers quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

      SAT/ACT scores

      SAT scores

      Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking CUNY York College students submitting SAT scores

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      85%

      Composite SAT Range (25th - 75th):
      800 - 970

      SAT Range by section (25th - 75th)
      Critical Reading: 390 - 470
      Math: 410 - 500
      Writing: 0 - 0

      SAT Test Score Range

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      Student Body

      The student-to-faculty ratio at CUNY York College is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

      Student-to-faculty ratio

      19:1
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      Men/Women

      Number of international students

      416
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      4%

      Percent of international students

      Race/ethnicity breakdown

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      Students enrollment in distance education

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      In CUNY York College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

      Distance education location breakdown

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      Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at CUNY York College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in New York.

      Campus Safety

      The percentage of crimes on YORK COLLEGE

      The campus located by 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd address in Jamaica, New York.

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      YORK COLLEGE in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of CUNY York College with 0.08% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on YORK COLLEGE are burglary, robbery, and aggravated assault.

      Academic Programs

      Number of degree programs offered

      CUNY York College offers 150 programs in total: 144 are for Bachelor's degree, 3 - for Master's degree, and 3 are less than 1-year certificate programs.

      This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 30 universities in Queens county, with one of the highest number of Bachelor's degree. CUNY York College is one of the few institutions in Queens that offers a Master's degree program.

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      Total credit/contact hours

      Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New York state average data to help you compare.

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      CUNY York College provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

      In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 6096 students with 182883 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 59 with 1409 credit hours.

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      Student Reviews and Ratings for CUNY York College

      Overall Rating:

      Overall Rating:

      Went to a comedy event. Nice but bathroom is very small. Bumping into other guest.

      Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

      Overall Rating:

      Excellent school. The quality of education is great. Some of the science classes are hard tho, but it forces you to learn. LIRR stop 3 blocks away from the main campus as well as the other busses.

      Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

      Overall Rating:

      I’m a freshman at York and I’ve had nothing but luck with my professors. My classes got dropped and I didn’t realize so I was stuck with professors that I didn’t know during the evening. It was so frustrating because I was new and I knew nothing. Fortunately, I was able to have great teachers. Professor Papa, Dr. Gutikule, Dr. Rodgers and even in my second semester I have met the greatest professors. They all have their downside but they still push you to the greatest. They motivate you and make you think about what you’re aiming for. I really feel that the school is going to get a lot better. I think it’s what you make out of it.There is always an event here, always offering snacks, emails from everywhere and the professors show you opportunities that are out there for you.Three stars because I just began and I do not know what I’ll come up across Pros: great professors Understanding Very United Furniture A bunch of clubs Programs Cons: New makeover to the school More security in the area because if there’s more security students can feel much safer and not only base the College because of the area Some members have attitude but everyone has that in every school. There’s always those people you cannot avoid.

      Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

      Overall Rating:

      There are some good professors, you just gotta look for them. Some of the office worker have attitude. But recently i have met with people that actually want to help. Environment is changeing i guess. Cafe food, found a piece of metal in my pizza

      Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

      Overall Rating:

      I don't know why there are so many negative reviews about York. I have a 40 year history with the school dating back to the 1970's when I was just starting out. There was no campus at that time, classes were held in rented spaces in South Jamaica. That really didn't matter because what separated York from all the other CUNY schools was the people. I met some amazing friends and was taught by people who changed my life. I recently graduated with a second degree from York after having a wonderful career as a NYC teacher. The school looks a lot different now with a big beautiful campus, where once stood vacant lots. One thing hasn't changed though - There are some of the nicest young men and women and some of the best teachers I have ever encountered at York College..

      Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

      Location & Website

      Address: 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd

      Place:

      Religious affiliation: Not applicable

      Calendar system: Semester

      General Phone Number: +7182622000

      Institution is active in current year: 1

      Institution's internet website address: york.cuny.edu

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