YCP

York College of Pennsylvania

441 Country Club Rd, Spring Garden, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    15
  • Previously Enrolled
    16

Overview of York College of Pennsylvania (YCP)

About this school

York College is a private, liberal arts college, founded in 1787. Its 110-acre campus is located in the city of York, 45 miles north of Baltimore.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:4,171
    • Men:1,924 (46.1%)
    • Women:2,247 (53.9%)

Location

Admission Information (YCP)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to York College of Pennsylvania is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
441 Country Club Road
City, State, Zip
York, PA  17403-3651
Phone
(717) 849-1600
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
70% of 5,209 applicants were admitted
Women
66% of 3,169 applicants were admitted
Men
75% of 2,040 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,243 (34%) of 3,637 admitted students enrolled
Women
645 (31%) of 2,107 admitted students enrolled
Men
598 (39%) of 1,530 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.46
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
500-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
500-590 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
22%
• Score 500 - 600
53%
• Score 400 - 500
22%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |20-25 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
5%
• Score 24 - 29
29%
• Score 18 - 23
56%
• Score 12 - 17
9%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (YCP)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,100 (58.26086956521739%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,200 (32.46376811594203%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (3.4782608695652173%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (5.797101449275362%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


York College of Pennsylvania accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003399
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
923 (93.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
746 (80.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
746 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
112 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$13,712
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 535 (71.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,010
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 654 (87.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,373
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 738 (98.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
237 (24.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,213

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,193 (83.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,638 (82.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,633 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
385 (14.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
57%
Average Award
$12,845
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,758 (66.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,621
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,393 (90.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,231
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,333 (88.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
992 (26.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,800

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$41,969
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, International Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (YCP)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


179

Part-Time Faculty


291

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


34%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 34% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 39% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 9% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
40-49
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


York College of Pennsylvania provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.7%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


37.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


54%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


56.3%

Programs & Majors (YCP)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (55)


  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services

Online Degrees


Business administration

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (14)


  • Adult Nursing
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Marketing
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Nursing--General
  • Reading Education

Campus Life (YCP)

Location & Geography

Population


43,550

Nearest Metropolitan Area


190 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Baltimore

Weather


Temperature
22.8 average low in January, 81.7 average high in September
Rain
117 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
3 mile(s) from campus in Harrisburg
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in York
Nearest Train Station
25 mile(s) from campus in Lancaster

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


58% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through senior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


42%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Spartans
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


York College of Pennsylvania offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, pre-med society, ski and outdoor club, habitat for humanity, students in free enterprise (sife), wvyc radio station

Sororities


8% of women participate

Fraternities


9% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,814

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
4,171
Women
2,247
Men
1,924

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.9% Asian
  • 4.9% Black/African-American
  • 6.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.7% White
  • 4.4% Unknown

International Students


0.6%

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


244

Student Resources (YCP)

Study resources