University of York

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About the institution

The University of York is a Russell Group university and one of the UK’s few collegiate universities. First-year students usually live in one of its eight undergraduate colleges on the university’s campus in Heslington and remain part of their college even after they’ve left. Heslington is a village in the suburbs of York, a short bus ride from the city centre. The campus has a number of notable facilities including the Grade II listed Heslington Hall and Central Hall as well as two permanent art galleries.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
16,679
Male UG students: 
44%
Female UG students: 
56%
Full-time students: 
91%
Under 21 on entry: 
82%
International: 
14%
Undergraduate: 
76%
Student-staff ratio: 
14.8
Average UCAS tariff: 
437.1

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 23%
2.1: 56%
2.2: 15%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

89%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
48%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
Y50
Heslington York York
Postcode: 
YO10 5DD
Telephone number: 
01904 32 0000

Guardian university guide rank

19

out of 119

Times university guide rank

17

out of 128


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