To apply to York, you will need to complete an online application via UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).

To help make your application journey as simple as possible follow these steps.

1. Choose a course

Thorough research will help you find a course that is most suited to your needs and ambitions. Explore what's on offer at York.

2. Check the entry requirements

Before you apply you should check that you meet the entry requirements for your chosen course.

If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. Check our English language requirements.

3. Meet us at an Open Day

Coming to an Open Day is a great way to find out what studying and living in York is really like.

4. Apply via UCAS

All applications must be made through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). We'll explain how the application process works.

Some of our courses are also available through UCAS Extra (

5. After you apply

We'll guide you through what happens next, including how to track your application and how and when to apply for accommodation.

Admissions policy

We consider all applications in a fair, transparent and consistent way. 

Find out more: Admissions policy 2017 (PDF  , 200kb)