This timeline gives you an overview of the application process, key dates to remember and when you can meet us.

June 2019 - January 2020: apply

You can start your UCAS application as early as June but you can't submit it until 4 September. To apply to York, you will need to complete an online application via UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service).

September 2019: Open Days

Explore what studying and living in York is really like at one of our Open Days.

15 October 2019: deadline for Medicine

Today is the UCAS closing date for applications to Hull York Medical School.

January 2020: apply for student finance

To ensure that your funding is ready for the start of your course, apply early for your student finance ( You don't need a confirmed place at university to apply.

We also offer a number of scholarships and bursaries - check to see whether you're eligible.

15 January 2020: UCAS deadline

Today is the UCAS deadline for equal consideration for all courses (except Medicine). We will consider applications received after this date if places are available. We cannot guarantee that late applications will be given the same level of consideration as those that arrive by 15 January.

January - April 2020: visit days

Congratulations if you've received an offer from us! Your next step is to attend a visit day.

February - May 2020: your offers

Now it's time to reply to your offers - accept one of your offers as your firm (first) choice and one as your insurance (second) choice. You may be able to reply earlier than this if you have received all your offers.

25 February 2020: UCAS Extra opens

If you've used all five choices and you're not holding any offers, you might be able to add another choice through UCAS Extra.

5 May 2020: reply to your offers

This is the normal UCAS deadline for replying to your offers, if you received all of the decisions before 31 March. This deadline may vary depending on where you live. Check UCAS Track for your own personal deadline.

Spring 2020: accommodation

Now you can apply for your accommodation. You're guaranteed a room in University accommodation during your first year if you accept York as your firm (first) or insurance (second) choice and apply for accommodation by our published deadline.

30 June 2020: deadline for late applications

The deadline for late applications - although we recommend you apply as early as possible. Applications received after this date will be considered in clearing.

July - August 2020: results time

Depending on your qualification your results will come out at various times, for example:

  • International Baccalaureate results - 6 July 2020
  • SQA results - 4 August 2019
  • A level results - 13 August 2020


Once you've got your exam results we'll be able to make a final decision on your application (see After You Apply for more information).


If you have met and exceeded the conditions of your firm choice may attempt to secure a place elsewhere through adjustment.


If you are unplaced in the Main Scheme and Extra then you can explore our vacancies through clearing.

Welcome to York

Congratulations on getting your place at York - term starts on Monday 28 September 2020.

Get ready for your arrival

Contact us

If you have any questions about the application process our Admissions team will be happy to help.

Undergraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1904 324000

Contact us

If you have any questions about the application process our Admissions team will be happy to help.

Undergraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1904 324000