Three students laughing and talking by the York College of Pennsylvania sign.


About Us

At York College of Pennsylvania, we believe that a life of passion and purpose is built by learning and experiencing every day.

A College Experience Built Around You

 At York College, our approach to education is practical and experiential, focusing on real-world experiences that allow students to apply their 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 their first year, abundant internship and high-impact learning opportunities, and an active, supportive community of peers, YCP students have all the tools they need to build successful and fulfilling careers – from day one.


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Your Effort Unbound

With a degree from York College of Pennsylvania, you'll gain as many tomorrows as you're willing to build. 

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Experts in the Field, and in the Classroom

At York College, we make sure you have access to the best in academics. We offer more than 70 academic programs, a 13:1 student to faculty ratio, and 90% of our faculty hold the highest degree in their respective fields. So, when we say we offer the best — we mean it.

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Start Your Journey at York

We are committed to students — whether that be in academics, personal growth, or community engagement. We are here to learn, together.