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

All prices shown are for 2020/21 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.

Band 1 

These are our value rooms, you may share facilities such as your kitchen with a few more people than some of the other price bands.

Room typeCollegePrice per weekPrice per year360 tour

Shared bathroom, 
self- catered

Halifax £99 £3,960 40wk
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Shared bathroom,
catered*
Vanbrugh
(
Fairfax House)
£139 £5,560 40wk

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* Accommodation at Fairfax House is catered with a light breakfast and evening meal.

Band 2 

Like band 1, some of these rooms are in our blocks where the University first began, you'll be likely to share facilities with a few more people than bands 3 and 4.

Room typeCollegePrice per weekPrice per year360 tour
Shared bathroom, catered  Derwent £153  £6,120 40wk

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Shared bathroom, catered  Vanbrugh £153  £6,120 40wk

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Shared bathroom, catered  James £153  £6,120 40wk  
Ensuite, catered  Derwent £168  £6,720 40wk  

Band 3 

These are our most common room type, they're newer or more recently refurbished than our band 1 and 2 rooms.

Room typeCollegePrice per weekPrice per year360 tour
Shared bathroom,
self-catered
Derwent* £140 £5,600 40wk

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Shared bathroom,
self-catered
Halifax £140 £5,600 40wk

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Shared bathroom, 
weekly college meal**
Goodricke £145 £5,800 40wk

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Ensuite,
self-catered
Vanbrugh*** £155 £5,890 38wk
£6,200 40wk

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Ensuite, 
self-catered
Alcuin £155 £6,200 40wk
£6,820 44wk
£7,750 50wk

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Ensuite, 
self-catered
Halifax £155 £6,820 44wk
£7,750 50wk

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Ensuite,
weekly college meal**
Goodricke £160 £7,040 44wk

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Shared bathroom,
catered
James  £181 £7,240 40wk

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Large ensuite,
self catered
Halifax  £169 £7,436 44wk

 

Ensuite,
catered
James £196 £7,840 40wk

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* 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.

Band 4 

This accommodation features larger (¾ size) double 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 typeCollegePrice per weekPrice per year360 tour
Shared bathroom,
weekly college meal*
Langwith £157

£6,280 40wk
£6,908 44wk

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Constantine £157 £6,908 44wk

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Ensuite, 
weekly college meal*
Langwith £174 £7,656 44wk

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Constantine £174 £7,656 44wk

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*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 £90 to £124 per person for self-catered and £130 to £153 per person for catered. Twin rooms are available in DerwentGoodrickeJames  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

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

 

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.

2020/21

On-campus accommodation

Room typePrice per weekPrice per year
Studio flat, self catered
Wentworth, Goodricke and Langwith College
£186 £9,486 
(51 weeks)
Large Band 3 ensuite, self-catered
Wentworth College
£169 £8,619
(51 weeks)
Band 3 ensuite, self-catered
Wentworth College
£155 £7,905
(51 weeks)
Band 1 shared bathroom, self-catered
Halifax College
£99 £5,049
(51weeks)

 

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.

Applying for accommodation

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

Booking and paying

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