York College of Pennsylvania


York College of Pennsylvania

At York College of Pennsylvania, we believe that a life of passion and purpose is built by learning and experiencing every day. At York College, our approach to education is practical and experiential, focusing on real-world experiences that allows you to apply your learning beyond the classroom walls; and taught by faculty who bring firsthand experience and empowering support into the classroom. Founded in 1787, we pride ourselves on our long-standing commitment to making quality education affordable and accessible. With state-of-the-art facilities, major courses available from your first year, abundant internship and high-impact learning opportunities, and an active, supportive community of peers, you'll have all the tools you need to build a successful and fulfilling career – from day one. 

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


First-year students can apply to York College as either a Regular Decision or Early Decision applicant. 

Regular Decision offers rolling admission, which means you can apply to York College at any time throughout the year. 

Earlier Decision gives first-year students a chance to advance to the front of the line for enrollment consideration and financial aid awards. The Early Decision application deadline is November 1, 2021.

For the 2021-22 academic year, standardized test scores will not be required (but will be considered if available) to apply to most programs.


We would love for you to complete your college education at York. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

To apply for admission, please submit the following along with your completed application:

  • An official transcript of all academic work attempted, with a separate copy submitted from each college attended.
  • If you have earned fewer than 15 semester hours of college credit you also are required to submit:
    • A high school transcript.
    • Scores from either the SAT or ACT.

Visit us

The best thing about college visits is seeing a college campus in person to get a fantastic sense of whether it is the right fit. We strongly believe you'll leave your York College visit with a great understanding of what makes us unique and how we can fit into your vision for college and a career.

What I love about York College is that it is a small community full of unlimited resources.

Cassie Miller, Marketing
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

441 Country Club Rd
York, PA 17403-3651, United States of America

Phone number

(717) 849-1600