York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education

York, PA 17402

The York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education is located in York, Pennsylvania. This is a public vocational high school that also has adult and continuing education programs. There are more than 1600 students enrolled at this school currently. Students at YCST will be able to pursue training in automotive technology, cosmetology, welding technology, and much more. These programs are designed to ready students to go right into the workforce and it has proven to be a very popular option.

This school even has a renowned practical nursing program that many students have taken advantage of over the years. This is an 11-month program that is very comprehensive. It will teach nursing students all of the nursing skills that are required of a licensed practical nurse (LPN). Students will have chances to earn practical experience while also learning from classroom lectures. The nursing program has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).


Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
LevelLess than two year
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate66%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Certificate 6 112
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 83.1%

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The following schools are located within 200 miles radius of York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education

Lebanon County Area Vocational Technical School
32.41 miles away
Franklin County Career and Technology Center
52.74 miles away
Chester County Intermediate Unit
53.42 miles away
Schuylkill Technology Center
63.14 miles away
Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology
65.34 miles away
Delaware County Technical School-Practical Nursing Program
69.88 miles away
Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit LPN Career
72.19 miles away
Loudoun County School of Practical Nursing
73.8 miles away
James Rumsey Technical Institute
73.93 miles away
Huntingdon County Career and Technology Center
74.19 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Pennsylvania State Board of Vocational Education, Bureau of Career and Technical Education
05/17/2004 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/01/1982 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $25
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

No Info Available

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 88% of York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 88% $2,695
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 61% $3,733
Institutional Grant & Scholarships -- --
Federal Student Loans 68% $6,215
Private Loans 5% $10,964


Average Net Price/year
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$12,007
$30,001 to $48,000$11,261
$48,001 to $75,000$14,621
$75,001 to $110,000$14,913
Over $110,000$14,913

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Student Population













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

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

York County School of Technology - Adult & Continuing Education
2179 S Queen St
York, PA 17402

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