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University of York

York| Yorkshire and Humberside

Varied union activities Sporty Political City Campus Collegiate Rural

Ucas code: Y50

The University of York is a young and dynamic campus university situated in a beautiful and historic city. Academic excellence, a unique College system and a commitment to student support help provide a stimulating student experience. Plus we have more student clubs and societies per head than any other University in the UK from Harry Potter to the underwater hockey soc.
Source: University of York Students' Union

What students say about this university

Dialog 1467 comments (356 students)

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Diverse local nightlife

67%

MED

Creative

61%

MED

Political

65%

HIGH

Sporty

73%

HIGH

Varied union activities

74%

HIGH

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% HIGH
Average graduate salary £21k MED
Student score 82% HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

88%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

17,155

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

76%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

11%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

57%

of students are female

Young / Mature

13%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

20%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

Here's where this university ranks in the three main league tables (where available), which are calculated using a combination of stats that they each weight in different ways. They’re a handy guide but don’t offer the full picture – just because a university is top (or bottom) of the league tables doesn’t mean it is (or isn’t) the right choice for you.

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Where it's located

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