We are a high-performing Russell Group university where enquiring minds, inspiring lecturers and world-class researchers thrive. We provide exceptional learning experiences that stay with our students for the rest of their lives, enabling them to flourish within and beyond their studies.

Since our foundation in 1963, York’s focus on academic excellence has resulted in a strong reputation across the globe.

Our founding values of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, anchored by the highest academic standards, are as true today as they were when the University of York opened its doors. We started out with just over 230 students and are now home to more than 18,000 students from over 150 countries.

Why study at University of York?

  • A member of the prestigious Russell Group, we are a dynamic, research-intensive university.

  • We work collaboratively in partnership with institutions across the world to develop life-saving discoveries and new technologies that tackle some of the most pressing global challenges. 

  • Our 30+ academic departments undertake groundbreaking research that underpins our inspiring teaching and challenges students to dream big, think critically and change the world.

  • Across the University, we are mobilizing our knowledge, our people and our resources to tackle the immediate and long-term challenges created by the coronavirus crisis.

  • Our Centre for Lifelong Learning has been offering high-quality courses and rewarding experiences for over 25 years. 

Entry Requirements


Entry requirements vary. Typical requirements are:

  • Academic: at least 11 years of education
  • English language: UKVI IELTS 4.0 to 5.5

International Year One

Entry requirements vary. Typical requirements are:

  • Academic: at least 12 years of education
  • English language: UKVI IELTS 4.0 to 5.5 or accepted equivalent. If you have an English level equivalent to IELTS 5.5 in all skills or higher, we may be able to accept an alternative proof of English language, such as a high school English certificate or KITE.


Entry requirements vary. Typical requirements are:

  • Academic: at least 3 years of higher education or equivalent
  • English language: UKVI IELTS 4.5 to 5.5.


  • Be Exceptional scholarships
  • Vice-Chancellor's scholarships

Details for October 2023 scholarships will be updated on the University pages over the Summer.

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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