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A college experience built around you, from day one.

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

 We pride ourselves on our long-standing commitment to making a quality education affordable and accessible. With state-of-the-art facilities, 70+ majors, 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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From day one, students are excited at everything we have to offer, from the first day of classes, to the relationships and connections they’ll make that help prepare them for their dream career. Come visit us and see your education differently.

How to Enroll at York College

What kind of student are you? Choose an option below to start your journey with York!
  • First-Year Students

    Your Life’s Work Starts Here.

    Learning happens when you start to make your way in the world, and it happens quick. It starts when you have the chance each and every day to put your ideas into action. That’s when the life you imagine starts to get real. It’s about not waiting. It’s about doing. Here. Now. In every moment.

    York’s Spartan Application is free and test optional. For specific enrollment guidelines, please visit our first-year Admissions Guidelines page.

    To apply, you’ll be asked to create an account for your personal application portal. First-year students have the option of applying to York as either a Regular Decision or Early Decision Applicant. Regular Decision Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. The Early Decision application deadline for the Fall semester is December 1, and the Early Decision deposit deadline is January 15.

  • Transfer and Military Students

    Transfer the Spartan Way.

    Transferring to York means having the chance to put your ideas into action. It means making the most of what you’ve already learned and achieved. It’s about not waiting for the life you want - Bring your why. We’ll show you how.

    To apply for admission, please submit the following:

    • An application for admission.
    • An official transcript from all colleges or universities previously attended.
      • If you've completed less than 15 credits, please submit your official high school transcript or GED certificate and official test scores (SAT or ACT), if available.
      • If you've served or are serving in the military, please submit your official Joint Services Transcript (JST).
    • File your FAFSA at
      • York's FAFSA Code: 003399
  • Graduate Students

    Education Built for Impact.

    Career growth and a graduate-level education often go hand-in-hand — and at York College, we believe in making it simple for you to reach your professional goals.

  • Accelerated Program Students

    Fast Track Your Education.

    York College’s accelerated BSN program builds on the success of the institution’s traditional BSN program, providing a rigorous curriculum and the hands-on clinical experiences necessary for success in this high-demand field.

    Our faculty ensure the nursing curriculum reflects the most current practices. In approximately 17 months, students will complete the foundational aspects of the profession and learn specialized skills. Simulation experiences are incorporated into each course.

  • Dual Enrollment Students

    York College Dual Enrollment Program

    The York College Dual Enrollment Program partners with area school districts to offer high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn college credit while completing their high school requirements. The program is designed to encourage a broader range of students to experience postsecondary education by allowing the student to concurrently enroll in college courses and to receive both secondary and postsecondary credit for the coursework at a reduced cost to the student.

  • Non-Degree Seeking Students

    Take Courses to Support Your Needs.

    York College offers the opportunity for students to take college courses without working toward a degree. As a non-degree seeking student, you can attend classes for your own interest, to fulfill prerequisite courses necessary for another certification or program, or to gain a specific skill in a field without completing the full degree program. 

    For information about available classes and the application process please contact Sueann Robbins, Director of Graduate and Transfer Admissions, at 717.815.2257 or

  • Readmission Students

    Pick Up Where You Left Off, at York.

    Did you begin your education at York College? Are you ready to complete your degree?

    Readmitted students are those who: are full-time and miss a second consecutive semester at York; have officially withdrawn through the Dean of Student Development and Campus Life Office; or have officially withdrawn through the Registrar’s Office.

    There is no fee to reapply. Your application will be reviewed by the Admission Office. If you have questions about readmitting to York College, please contact Sueann Robbins, Director of Graduate and Transfer Admissions, at 717.815.2257 or

Cutting-Edge Academic Programs

From day one, most of your classes are small and all of your teachers are passionate subject matter experts. What's more they are laser focused on your academic and personal success.
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Meet the York College Admissions Team

Come see which counselor lines up with your home area! You can find contact information (including a number to text a counselor!), and match a face to a name next time we're in your neck of the woods. Don't hesitate to reach out to us. After all, this is what we do.
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Admissions Office
Miller Administration Building, 111
Phone: 717.849.1600
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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