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NameYork St John University
AddressLord Mayor's Walk,
Address and LocationYork St John is one of two universities situated in the historic city. Home to 6,000 students, the university is a modern institution spread over a dedicated 11-acre campus in the city centre.
Background and History
York St John University has religious roots, descending from two Anglican training colleges founded after 1841. As an academic institution the university has gone through several evolutions: from the College of Ripon and York St John to a partner college of Leeds University, then finally to full university status in 2006.
Location and Accessibility
By Road: The university's central location makes it accessible from several directions
visitors from the South use the A19, those from the West the A59, and those from East the A1079. The A64 serves as a ring road around the city. Directions to the campus are clearly signposted within York itself.
By Rail: York is within 2 hours of London, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh by train, and the university campus is a 20-minute walk from the city's central station.
What's on Offer
The university offers a range of foundational, top-up, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
Entry RequirementsEntry standards vary between subjects, with all requiring at least two passes at A-Level. Specific course information can be found on the university website.
University AccommodationThe university offers accommodation across the city, all within a 20-minute walk from the campus. Semi-catered, self-catered and private halls are all available to students.
Private AccommodationThe university provides an approved list of private accommodation for second and third-year students looking for housing.
Courses and Fees
Academic Strengths and Research ProfileAs a relatively new university York St John lacks an established reputation. That said, the quality of teaching courses at the institution is high, theology and TV film programmes are also well-regarded.
Tuition FeesUndergraduate courses currently cost £9,000 per year. Fees for international students and postgraduates vary.
Financial Support: A variety of scholarships and means-tested bursaries are available to undergraduates and postgraduates. Check the university website for more details.