We offer a variety of room options. Explore what's on offer in each college.

2019/20 Undergraduate students

All prices shown are for 2019/20 and are rounded to the nearest pound. Yearly prices may vary depending on your exact booking dates and rooms are subject to change. 

Nursing and Midwifery students:

You will be able to apply for any room on Campus East and any self-catered room on Campus West with a 40, 44 or 50 week let length.

Economy

These rooms are in some of our older blocks where the University of York first began.

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year
Shared bathroom, self catered Halifax £109 £4,360 40wk
Shared bathroom, dinner and light breakfast Vanbrugh £145 £5,800 40wk 
Shared bathroom, catered Derwent
James
Vanbrugh
£148  £5,920 40wk 
Ensuite, catered  Derwent £163  £6,520 40wk

Standard 

These are newer or more recently refurbished than our Economy rooms.

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year
Shared bathroom, self-catered Derwent*
Halifax
£136 £5,440 40wk
Shared bathroom, self-catered, weekly college meal** Goodricke £141 £5,640 40wk 
Ensuite, self-catered Vanbrugh*** £150  £5,700 38wk 
Ensuite, self-catered Alcuin
Vanbrugh
£150  £6,000 40wk
Ensuite, self-catered Halifax
Alcuin
£150  £6,600 44wk 
Ensuite, self-catered, weekly college meal* Goodricke £156  £6,864 44wk 
Shared bathroom, catered James 
£176  £7,040 40wk 
Large ensuite, self-catered  Halifax 
£164  £7,216 44wk
Ensuite, self-catered Alcuin
£150  £7,501 50wk 
Ensuite, catered James £190 £7,600 40wk 


* Some of our standard rooms in Derwent College are located in houses at Eden's Court.
** One catered evening meal a week during term time.
*** Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery students will not be able to apply for 38 week lets as they are not suitable for your term dates.

Premium 

This accommodation features larger (¾ size) beds and there are TVs in the shared kitchen. Even if you don't have an ensuite, you won't share your bathroom with more than three other students.

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year
Shared bathroom, self-catered, weekly college meal* Langwith
£153 £6,120 40wk
Shared bathroom, self-catered, weekly college meal* Langwith
Constantine
£153 £6,732 44wk 
Ensuite, self-catered, weekly college meal* Langwith
Constantine
£169  £7,436 44wk 

* One catered evening meal a week during term time for first year undergraduate students

Twin rooms

We have a small number of twin rooms, which cost around 80% of the usual room price. The price per week ranges from £109 to £126 per person for self-catered and £127 to £138 per person for catered. Self-catered twin rooms are available in DerwentGoodricke and Vanbrugh College. Catered twin rooms are available in DerwentJames and Vanbrugh College. 

Room types and differences

Find out more about the different room types and layouts.

Things to consider

Applying for accommodation

Find out how to apply and when you will need to pay for your accommodation.

Applying and payments

 

Postgraduate students

The majority of our postgraduate students live in Wentworth, our primary postgraduate college. Wentworth College is home to our postgraduate common room and social spaces. If you're a postgraduate living in Student Castle, you'll still be a member of Wentworth College.

Postgraduate rooms are let for 51 weeks. All prices shown are rounded to the nearest pound. Please note, yearly prices may vary depending on your exact booking dates.

2019/20

On-campus accommodation

Room typePrice per weekPrice per year
Studio flat, self catered
Wentworth, Goodricke and Langwith College
£180 £9,180 
(51 weeks)
Large standard ensuite, self-catered
Wentworth College
£164 £8,364
(51 weeks)
Standard ensuite, self-catered
Wentworth College
£150 £7,650
(51 weeks)
Economy shared bathroom, self-catered
Halifax College
£109 £5,559 
(51weeks)

Student Castle (off-campus private provider)*

Live with other Wentworth College members in city centre accommodation offered by our nominated provider Student Castle. Prices are for the academic year 2018/19 and are rounded to the nearest pound. 

Room typePrice per weekPrice per year
Clifford Flat Ensuite room £165 £8,415
Clifford Deluxe Ensuite room £180 £9.180
Raven Studio £185 £9,435

*Your payment terms with Student Castle will be different. If you want to pay your rent in three instalments, you'll need a UK guarantor. Advanced payment and instalment options will also vary as will your cancellation policy. Student Castle will contact you with further information regarding this when you make a booking. You can also find more information on the Student Castle Website.

2018/19

On-campus accommodation

Room typePrice per weekPrice per year
Studio flat, self catered
Goodricke, Langwith and Wentworth College
£180 £9,180 
(51 weeks)
Large standard ensuite, self-catered
Wentworth College
£158 £8,058
(51 weeks)
Standard ensuite, self-catered
Wentworth College
£145 £7,395
(51 weeks)
Economy shared bathroom, self-catered
Halifax College
£106 £5,405 
(51weeks)

Student Castle (off-campus private provider)*

Live with other Wentworth College members in city centre accommodation offered by our nominated provider Student Castle. Prices are for the academic year 2018/19 and are rounded to the nearest pound. 

Room typePrice per weekPrice per year
Clifford Flat Ensuite room £158.50 £8,083.50
Clifford Deluxe Ensuite room £174 £8,874
Raven Studio £176.50 £9,001.50

*Your payment terms with Student Castle will be different. If you want to pay your rent in three instalments, you'll need a UK guarantor. Advanced payment and instalment options will also vary as will your cancellation policy. Student Castle will contact you with further information regarding this when you make a booking. You can also find more information on the Student Castle website.

Applying for accommodation

Find out how to apply and when you will need to pay for your accommodation.

Booking and paying

2018/19 Undergraduate students

All prices shown are for 2018/19 and are rounded to the nearest pound. Yearly prices may vary depending on your exact booking dates and rooms are subject to change. 

Accommodation options explained: Find out more about let lengths, catering and bathroom options, and other things to consider.

Economy

These rooms are in older blocks, and you’re likely to share kitchen and bathroom facilities with more students than in other price bands.

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year
Shared bathroom, self-catered
40-week let

£106 £4,239
Shared bathroom, with dinner and light breakfast
40-week let
£142 £5,663
Shared bathroom, catered
40-week let
£145 £5,784
Ensuite, catered
40-week let
£159 £6,346

Standard

These are newer or more recently refurbished than Economy rooms, and you’ll generally share kitchen/bathroom facilities with fewer students.

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year
Shared bathroom, self-catered
40-week let
£131 £5,242
Shared bathroom, self-catered with one weekly college meal*
40-week let 
£136 £5,435

Ensuite, self-catered
38-week let

£145 £5,509
Ensuite, self-catered
40-week let
£145 £5,799
Ensuite, catered with one weekly college meal*
44-week let
£149 £6,570
Ensuite, self-catered
44-week let
£145 £6,379
Ensuite, self-catered
50-week let
£145 £7,249
Shared bathroom, catered
40-week let
£170 £6,790
Ensuite, catered
40-week let
£184 £7,349

Large ensuite, self catered

44-week let

 

 £158  £6,952

*One catered evening meal a week during term time

Premium

This accommodation features larger (¾ size) beds and there are TVs in the shared kitchen. Even if you don't have an ensuite, you won't share your bathroom with more than three other students.

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year

Shared bathroom, self-catered with one weekly college meal*
40-week let

£147  £5,874

Shared bathroom, self-catered with one weekly college meal*
44-week let

 £146   £6,440 
Ensuite, self-catered with one weekly college meal*
44-week let
£162 £7,143

*One catered evening meal a week during term time for first year undergraduate students

Nursing and Midwifery students

Room typeCollegesPrice per weekPrice per year
Standard shared bathroom, self-catered
44-week let
Derwent (Eden's Court), Halifax £131 £5,766
Standard ensuite, self-catered
44-week let
Alcuin £145 £6,379

Twin rooms

We have a small number of twin rooms, which cost around 80% of the usual room price. The price per week ranges from £85 to £116 per person for self-catered and £138 to £158 per person for catered. Self-catered twin rooms are available in Constantine, Derwent, Goodricke and Vanbrugh College. Catered twin rooms are available in Derwent, James and Vanbrugh College. 

Applying for accommodation

Find out how to apply and when you will need to pay for your accommodation.

Applying and payments

All of our bedrooms include:

  • Wifi and 100Mbs wired internet access with no download limit
  • Bed and mattress
  • Wardrobe, shelving and storage
  • Desk, chair and noticeboard
  • Ensuite bathroom with WC, sink and shower or a washbasin and access to a shared bathroom
  • Access to a shared kitchen
  • Contents insurance

Please note: Some of our rooms are equipped for students with additional requirements. They include the same facilities but may have, for example, a grab rail or larger wet room. Depending on demand, you may be allocated an accessible room without specifically requiring one.

College facilities

All of our colleges have the following facilities in or close to the college:

  • 24/7 launderette
  • Social spaces like common rooms, bars and dining halls
  • Computer rooms and/or study rooms

Find out more about college life

Campus facilities

As well as the facilities in your college, you'll also be close to the following campus facilities:

  • Library
  • A range of bars, cafés and restaurants
  • York Sports Centre (Campus West), York Sport Village (Campus East) and sports pitches
  • University computer rooms and study spaces
  • Grocery shops at Market Square (Campus West), Halifax College and Kimberlow Hill (Campus East) 
  • Doctors surgery at Kimberlow Hill (Campus East)
  • Barbecues

Find out more about student life