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.