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University of York

University of York

Key Information
Rank 15
Location York, England
Established 1963
International Students 27%
Famous Courses Business/Management, TESOL, Economics, Biology, Psychology
International Fees £23,700-27,900
Key Information
Location York, England
Established 1963
Famous Courses Business/Management, TESOL, Economics, Biology, Psychology
International Fees £23,700-27,900

University of York Overview

The University of York is a leading UK university that creates independent critical thinkers through a culture of academic excellence and groundbreaking research. As a member of the prestigious Russell Group, York is committed to research-led teaching, providing students with a supportive and inclusive learning experience.

All accommodation is on or near campus; once enrolled you’ll join one of York's eleven colleges. All colleges encourage inclusivity and a valuable sense of community through a wealth of social activities and a support system available to each student. A wide variety of clubs and societies on campus and York's college system make it very easy for new students to integrate and feel at home throughout their studies.

York is a flourishing city, regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK. With a wide array of shops, museums, festivals, sporting and cultural activities, restaurants and cafes, it’s big enough to feel lively but small enough to be friendly.

University of York

University of York Services for International Students

The university has an International Student Support Office providing a range of services to support the diverse needs of students from international countries. This includes a free airport collection service from Manchester Airport in September, orientation and social activities, visa processing services, bank account opening, and counselling services. The university also offers an extensive careers service, which can help with internships, volunteering activities, job searches, and assessment preparation.

University of York Rankings

  • 15th in the Times University Guide 2024
  • 19th in the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 184th in the QS World University Rankings 2025
  • 147th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

The University of York moved into the top 10 UK universities for research quality in the REF 2021, up from 14th in 2014. All of York's subject areas are now ranked in the top 30 in the UK, with four Departments positioned in the top five.

York’s teaching, learning and student experience is outstanding, with a Gold rating from the Office for Students in the 2023 national assessment (Teaching Excellence Framework).

University of York Accommodation

All University of York’s accommodation is located on or near the university's compact and safe campus, so you’ll soon feel at home in York. Rooms are available with en-suite options and various catering options.

The University of York offers a college system for its accommodation, so you will be a member of one of the eleven colleges. Your college is a built-in community, helping you to make friends and settle into York and the UK.

University of York Location

York is a vibrant, safe, student friendly city, renowned for its rich history and heritage and regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK. York is a flourishing city with many shops, museums, festivals, sporting and cultural activities, restaurants and cafes. It's located just 2 hours from London and 20 minutes from Leeds, plus has the beautiful Yorkshire countryside and coastline on your doorstep to explore.

University of York Alumni

  • Harry Enfield (Comedian)
  • Anthony Horowitz (Author and screenwriter)
  • Peter Lord (Director of Aardman Animations)
  • Han Seung-Soo (Former Prime Minister of South Korea)
  • Severin Schwan (CEO of Hoffman-La Roche)

Breckett Front   I believe my success is due to the great support provided by SI-UK. I was advised the right IELTS courses to attend and they also helped with my visa application. I really want to share with you my positive experience and I would definitely recommend SI-UK to my friends.  Breckett Front

Fatima Parveen Psychology at University of Nottingham