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University of York

York | Yorkshire and Humberside

Varied union activities Political City Campus Rural Collegiate

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
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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.

Sporty

73%

MED

Creative

61%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

67%

MED

Political

65%

HIGH

Varied union activities

74%

HIGH

Vital stats

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

Number of students

17,898

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

74%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

9%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

44%

of students are male

Young / Mature

12%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

20%

of students here are from outside the UK

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League table rankings

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