A York degree is recognised and respected all over the world.
As a high-performing Russell Group university, our groundbreaking research underpins our teaching. We'll challenge you to dream big, think critically and change the world.
As a student here, you'll be part of a diverse and supportive environment, located in a beautiful, historic and unique European city.
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You'll join a diverse, international community of over 20,000 students from over 150 countries.
York is a leading university, ranked 151st in the QS World University Rankings 2022.
University of the Year shortlisted
We're proud to announce that we were shortlisted for two prestigious University of the Year awards:
- Times Higher Education Awards 2021
- The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
York Virtual Visit
Explore York from the comfort of home with our new whistle-stop virtual Open Day experience.
Watch videos and 360s, and take a tour of campus and the city. Find out what makes York, York.
Life at York
Discover societies, sport, food, culture, entertainment and student life in York.
Take a glimpse into life in York.
Explore room types and prices.
York city guide
Discover our beautiful city.
Support and advice
Your support network.
The Graduate visa gives you permissions to stay in the UK for at least two years (three years for a PhD) to work after successfully completing a degree programme.
Our International Student Support team are happy to support and guide students who wish to consider this route.
A historic city
Enjoy our beautifully historic city of contrasts, from the Roman city walls and festival of Viking culture, to the world-famous Shambles.
York's also well-connected and easy to get to from anywhere in the world, with direct trains available to London and Manchester.