York College of Pennsylvania

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$21,070
4% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,916
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.23%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
95.6%
4,529 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,656
83% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.4%
577 Graduates

About

York College of Pennsylvania is a higher education institution located in York County, PA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at York College of Pennsylvania were Registered Nursing (145 degrees awarded), Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (46 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (44 degrees).

In 2022, 964 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at York College of Pennsylvania. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (787 degrees), 14.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at York College of Pennsylvania is $21,070, which is $−2,926 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at York College of Pennsylvania is $21,070, which is $−2,926 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,916.

In 2022, 89% of undergraduate students attending York College of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$21,070
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at York College of Pennsylvania was $21,070. The cost of tuition at York College of Pennsylvania is $−2,926 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$20,916
2022 Value
7.22%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 York College of Pennsylvania had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,916. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of York College of Pennsylvania grew by 7.22%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,870
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at York College of Pennsylvania was of $11,870 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.54% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

89% of undergraduate students at York College of Pennsylvania received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 2.2% with respect to 2021, when 91% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.23%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at York College of Pennsylvania was 1.23%, which represents 15 out of the 1221 total borrowers.

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Admissions

York College of Pennsylvania received 4,529 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 18.9% annual growth. Out of those 4,529 applicants, 4,330 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 95.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,656 students enrolled at York College of Pennsylvania in 2022. 45% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

York College of Pennsylvania has an overall enrollment yield of 17.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

95.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
4,330
Accepted Out of 4,529

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of York College of Pennsylvania was 95.6% (4,330 admissions from 4,529 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 18.9%, while admissions declined by −0.184%..

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SAT Scores

45%
Submission Percentage (2022)
338
Scores Submitted (2022)

45% of enrolled first-time students at York College of Pennsylvania in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

York College of Pennsylvania had a total enrollment of 3,656 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at York College of Pennsylvania is 3,034 students and the part-time enrollment is 622. This means that 83% of students enrolled at York College of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at York College of Pennsylvania, both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.8% White, 8.29% Hispanic or Latino, 6.15% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 2.08% Asian, 0.164% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0821% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at York College of Pennsylvania in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.7%), followed by White Male (32.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.64%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (50%), followed by White Male (29.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.94%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at York College of Pennsylvania in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,656 students. The full-time enrollment at York College of Pennsylvania is 3,034 and the part-time enrollment is 622. This means that 83% of students enrolled at York College of Pennsylvania are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at York College of Pennsylvania was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), York College of Pennsylvania had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,698 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    303 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    225 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at York College of Pennsylvania is 73.8% White, 8.29% Hispanic or Latino, 6.15% Black or African American, 3.88% Two or More Races, 2.08% Asian, 0.164% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0821% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 171 students (4.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 196 more women than men received degrees from York College of Pennsylvania. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at York College of Pennsylvania is white (787 degrees awarded). There were 14.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at York College of Pennsylvania is Registered Nursing (145 degrees awarded), followed by Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (46 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (44 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at York College of Pennsylvania, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Applied Sciences (8 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), and Engineering (80 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at York College of Pennsylvania are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,612,288 people), Secondary school teachers (477,574 people), Software developers (441,496 people), Other managers (424,104 people), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (347,508 people).

The most specialized majors at York College of Pennsylvania in 2022 are Applied Sciences (8 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), Engineering (80 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Education (116 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at York College of Pennsylvania are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at York College of Pennsylvania are Applied Sciences (8 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), Engineering (80 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Education (116 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at York College of Pennsylvania are Elementary & secondary schools (2,857,518 people), Computer Systems Design (497,031 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (441,598 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (411,656 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (381,746 people).

The most specialized majors at York College of Pennsylvania are Applied Sciences (8 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (46 degrees), Engineering (80 degrees), Protective Services (53 degrees), and Education (116 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by York College of Pennsylvania.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 145 degrees awarded
  2. 46 degrees awarded
  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at York College of Pennsylvania was Registered Nursing with 145 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

384
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
580
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 384 degrees were awarded to men at York College of Pennsylvania, which is 0.662 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (580).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at York College of Pennsylvania in Mechanical Engineering, which is 7.8 times more than the 5 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 133 degrees were awarded to men at York College of Pennsylvania in Registered Nursing, which is 11.1 times more than the 12 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

46%
100% Completion Time
65%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 46% of students graduating from York College of Pennsylvania completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (73.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at York College of Pennsylvania is Female and Two or More Races (73.3% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.867% of graduates (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    787 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    56 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    32 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at York College of Pennsylvania is white (787 degrees awarded). There were 14.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (56 degrees).

2.49% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    476 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    311 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at York College of Pennsylvania is white female (476 degrees awarded). There were 1.53 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (311 degrees).

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Operations

York College of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at nearly $171M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−12.7%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, York College of Pennsylvania had a total salary expenditure of 111M. York College of Pennsylvania employs 72 Associate professors, 45 Assistant professors and 22 Instructors. Most academics at York College of Pennsylvania are Male Associate professor (36), Female Associate professor (36), and Male Assistant professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at York College of Pennsylvania are: Office and Administrative Support, with 62 employees, Management, with 59 employees, and Service with 45 employees.

Endowment

$171M
2022 Endowment
10.5%
decline from 2021

York College of Pennsylvania has an endowment valued at about $171M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of York College of Pennsylvania declined 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $124M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$43.9M
2022 Salaries
2.97%
growth from 2021

In 2022, York College of Pennsylvania paid a median of $43.9M in salaries, which represents 39.6% of their overall expenditure ($111M) and a 2.97% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.4M
Instructional Salaries
161
Number of Employees

In 2022, York College of Pennsylvania paid a total of $13.4M to 161 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
72 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
62 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at York College of Pennsylvania were Associate professor with 72 employees, Assistant professor with 45 employees, and Instructor with 22 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at York College of Pennsylvania were Office and Administrative Support with 62 employees, Management with 59 employees, and Service with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at York College of Pennsylvania was Male Associate professor with 36 employees, Female Associate professor with 36 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at York College of Pennsylvania.

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