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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Now, more than ever before, the world needs bright minds like yours. We look forward to welcoming you and equipping you with the tools to build a brighter future.
Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor
You'll be part of a diverse, international community of over 20,000 students from over 150 countries.
York is a leading university ranked 150th in the QS World University Rankings 2021.
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 your own home with our new whistle-stop virtual Open Day experience.
Watch videos, 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 living and studying 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 is a new immigration route which allows you to stay in the UK for two years (three years for a PhD) to work after successfully completing a degree programme.
This new immigration route will be open for applications from the summer of 2021. Our International Student Support team will be 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.