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York College of Pennsylvania



Through a second act of the Legislature, the Academy is granted public-school status and thus is no longer incorporated with St. John’s Episcopal Church in 1787. It becomes the “York County Academy,” with its administration in the hands of a Board of Trustees.


  • Master’s degrees in accounting, business administration, education, integrated marketing communication, leadership, music industry studies, nursing and public policy and administration;
  • Doctoral degree in nursing practice
  • Offers seminars, workshops, and academic experiences that prepare you for professional success.
  • All qualified students are guaranteed experience-based learning opportunities.
  • Most popular majors: nursing, biology, education, business, psychology, sport management, criminal justice, and engineering


Did you play sports in high school? Are you looking for an on-campus job? If you answered "Yes" to these questions, there are plenty of Intramural Employment Opportunities for you here at York College. Potential jobs include working at the recreation desk or rock wall, or as a lifeguards, intramural official, and more. Use Spartan Career Path to find positions/submit an application.


Student services

From the moment orientation leaders cheer you on at your campus arrival to the moment you wear the cap and gown, we jam-pack your semesters with action, fun, and opportunities to flourish.

Housing services

Living on campus is a big deal at York College. In fact, if you aren’t a commuter, we require it. Why? In part because we see how much of a positive impact it can have when students live in close proximity to classes and to their classmates. When you’re in an inclusive community that cares about you, you’ll find it easier to adapt to college and be successful.

We offer modern living with apartments, houses, and suites for upperclassmen, as well as traditional college halls. On-campus, you’re never too far away from food, class, the fitness center and more.

Medical services

The Health Services Office at York College is committed to keeping students feeling well by providing the best care possible. Our physician and nurse practitioner are available by appointment to make sure a student can get treatment for the common cold or find local referrals for more serious illnesses.

Student Life

Campus life

  • 190-acre suburban campus
  • Adjacent to York, population 45,000
  • 1 hour drive from Baltimore; two-and ½-hour drive from Philadelphia; two-hour drive from D.C.; four-hour drive from New York City, Richmond or Pittsburgh

Sports facilities

From recreating with your friends to Division III varsity sports, we have something for everyone. If you don’t find a way to play or exercise at York College, it’s not for lack of options.

York College offers many unique and exciting opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to cheer on our Division III varsity teams, participate in competitive team sports and stay physically fit in our state-of-the-art Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center.

  • Baseball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Climbing
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Rugby
  • Paintball
  • Softball
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Rugby
  • Ultimate Frisbee

Student clubs

York College has more than 100 student clubs and organizations of various interests, sizes, and purposes. Organizations range from academic honor societies to Greek living, from drama to publishing, from exploring cultures to joining student government.

  • Kappa Delta Rho
  • Kappa Delta Phi
  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Delta Phi Epsilon
  • Phi Mu
  • Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Hispanic Cultural Society
  • LAMBDA: LGBT Alliance 
  • Unity Club
  • Christian Fellowship Organization
  • Anime Club 
  • Colleges Against Cancer
  • Cheerleading Team
  • Dance Team
  • Do Something Club
  • Dumbledore's Army
  • Enharmonix
  • Equestrian
  • French Club
  • German Club
  • Role Playing Games Club
  • Ski and Outdoor Club


York College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, which accredits schools and colleges in the Middle States region, which includes Delaware, DC, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Accreditation by one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators. Information about the ongoing Middle States process is also available.

York, Pennsylvania, United States

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