York College of Pennsylvania

York, PA 17403
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York College of Pennsylvania is one of the one hundred nine private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Pennsylvania. The campus is located in a suburb, in York.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 4,415 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 998 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 808 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 81%). Every year 57% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

York College of Pennsylvania's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $17,560, and fees were $1,870. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,560 and $1,870 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students4,415
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate81%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 9 90
Master's degree 7 17
Post-master's certificate 1 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 1 2
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1982 - 06/30/2006
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/08/2006 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
01/20/2006 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1000 to 1190
ACT20 to 25
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$540/credit
In State Students$540/credit
Out of State Students$540/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$737/credit
In State Students$737/credit
Out of State Students$737/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $24,300 $24,300 $24,300
ADN 70 $37,800 $37,800 $37,800
BSN 125 $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
FNP 50 $36,850 $36,850 $36,850
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of York College of Pennsylvania's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 25% $4,106
Other Federal Grant 4% $1,804
State Grant & Scholarships 23% $3,711
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $6,940
Federal Student Loans 73% $5,446
Private Loans 23% $11,588


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,262
$30,001 to $48,000$15,778
$48,001 to $75,000$19,219
$75,001 to $110,000$22,230
Over $110,000$23,221

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Pennsylvania state board of nursing.

York College of Pennsylvania
441 Country Club Rd
York, PA 17403

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