University of York

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)

All students: 
17,900
Male UG students: 
44%
Female UG students: 
56%
Full-time students: 
91%
Under 21 on entry: 
53%
International: 
16%

Degree classifications (HESA)

First: 25%
2.1: 54%
2.2: 15%
Pass: 4%

Employability (DLHE)

94%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation

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