York College

Overview of York College

York College is located in a self-contained town, in York, NE. The school is officially a Churches of Christ school. York College is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at the school top out at the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at York College often study education and teaching.

York College Selectivity

The admissions department at the school does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 460 to 560 in 2007-2008. A quarter of students admitted in 2007-2008 scored 550 or higher on the math SAT.


The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Body

York College offers classes to 404 students (360 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school has a residential or campus feel. Many students live in housing on or near campus. The school does offer meal plans to students. Students sports include formal participation in Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference, Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference competitions. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting York College

York College
1125 E 8th St
York , NE 68467-2699
General Phone: (402) 363-5600

York College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts25Biblical languages, English, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, history
Business and Management21business management, accounting, business communications, human resources
Education and Teaching18special ed, elementary school teaching, middle school teaching, teacher ed, art education, business teaching, English teaching, math teaching, music teaching, ...
Therapy and Counseling10psychology, psychology courses
Science5biology, biopsychology
Media3communication studies
Religion and Philosophy3religion, bible studies, missionary studies, youth ministry

Number of programs and degrees for York College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7536
Associate's degree121

York College Student Body

In 2007-2008, York College had a total enrollment of 404 students (360 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 63%
Women 37%
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 79%
(Foreign Students) 21%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 35%
20-21 32%
22-24 22%
25-29 4%
30-34 0%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

South Dakota6%
New Mexico2%
Washington, DC1%

York College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 84 %
Part-Time 50 %

York College Room and Board (2007)

York College offers campus housing for 526 of its 360 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of York, Nebraska for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Nebraska Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

York College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal460560
SAT Math460550
ACT Verbal1724
ACT Math1724
ACT Composite1825

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT9%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT95%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)recommended

York College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 14,000
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 14,000
Room and board $ 4,500
Room charge $ 1,900
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,600
Books and supplies $ 1,500
Other expenses $ 2,500

Financial Aid:
York College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 256700)

York College Faculty

York College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track84
Non-tenured and not on tenure track12

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year2*1*
Associate professoracademic year8$44,6343$40,882
Assistant professoracademic year6$39,0725$31,666
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year16$44,24010$35,404

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

York College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports445094

York College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Corporate Communications
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Liberal Arts
Ancient Near Eastern/Biblical Languages, Lit & Linguistics
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Voice and Opera

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Religion/Religious Studies
Youth Ministry

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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What Sets York College Apart:

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Top 6%York College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 13%York College Number of degree programs
% of degrees in liberal arts
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 16%York College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in education and teaching
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Top 17%York College % of degrees in education and teaching

checked Churches of Christ affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, navy, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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