York St John University

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About the institution

York St John University was granted university status in 2006. It is renowned for its teacher training but also offers courses in areas such as art and design, business and computing. It has an 11-acre campus situated opposite the famous York Minster cathedral, where the university’s graduation ceremonies take place. Its Foss Building houses a psychology lab, a biomechanics lab and physiotherapy labs. Other facilities include a dance studio, TV and film production facilities and editing suites.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
6,419
Male UG students: 
32%
Female UG students: 
68%
Full-time students: 
87%
Under 21 on entry: 
77%
International: 
5%
Undergraduate: 
86%
Student-staff ratio: 
20.6
Average UCAS tariff: 
291.8

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 15%
2.1: 50%
2.2: 27%
Pass: 7%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

93%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
52%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
18,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
Y75
Lord Mayor's Walk York York
Postcode: 
YO31 7EX
Telephone number: 
01904 624624

Guardian university guide rank

104

out of 119

Times university guide rank

110

out of 128


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