Spring on the York College campus

About Us

We prepare students to build lives of passion and purpose through outcomes-based, experiential learning; dedicated faculty; and state-of-the-art facilities.

York College of Pennsylvania is an established private college nestled between Baltimore, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. A Princeton review Best Northeastern College, our picturesque campus is home to 4000+ undergraduate and 300+ graduate students in the growing city of York, PA. We pride ourselves on our student-centric and high-impact approach to education, our emphasis on experiential learning and community engagement, our dedicated faculty, and our long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.

A well-rounded education isn’t found – it’s built. And at York College of Pennsylvania, we know a thing or two about building things. Download a transcript of this video.

What Makes York Different?

faculty hold the highest degree in their field
undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs
student to faculty ratio
recent graduates are employed and/or in graduate school
full-time undergraduate students
Two students walk side by side outdoors in the fall foliage on campus
"At York College, you’ll find an exceptional community of learners and doers who have enriching experiences both in and out of the classroom."
Dr. Gunter Smith
President, York College of Pennsylvania

Where is York College?

York College is located in York, PA, in the heart of the jobs-rich mid-Atlantic. York is in the midst of an exciting revitalization with small businesses and entrepreneurial creatives leading the way.
  • 1 hour from Baltimore
  • 2 hours from Washington, D.C.
  • 2 hours from Philadelphia
  • 3.5 hours from Richmond, NYC & Pittsburgh