Booking Form Apply
Contact Form Contact
Chat Chat

The University of York is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, and is listed among the Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ top 150 institutions – one of the youngest universities to do so. It consists of nine colleges which are situated at the main Heslington campus, just a short walk from the historic centre of the city.

Key Facts


  • #15 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
  • #19 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2024
  • #17 in the Complete University Guide 2024
  • #3 French and Linguistics, #5​ Archaeology and Forensic Science, Natural Sciences and Iberian Languages (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • Over 14,000

Latest postgraduate enrolment

  • Over 5,000

Year founded

  • 1963

  • It holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence Framework) Gold Award. 
  • The University now has over 30 academic departments and research centres.
  • Every undergraduate has the option of a work placement of up to a year, and degree modules have been designed to develop the skills that will boost employability.
  • York is a five-times winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize.
Kings alumni at University of York

Thank you for your enquiry.
We'll be in touch soon.
The Kings Admissions Team