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York College of Pennsylvania - 2016

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Undergraduate Admission to the College of Engineering

Applicants for admission must have graduated from an approved secondary school or have earned a state equivalency diploma prior to their enrollment at York College. Applicants must present academic records and standardized test scores that the College believes demonstrate achievement and ability commensurate with curricular expectations.

In general, the applicant’s secondary school program should include a minimum of the following units: four in English; three in social studies; three in academic math (including Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry); three in laboratory science; and two in foreign languages. Admission decisions are based on high school performance and SAT or ACT scores, as well as the personal character and qualities of the applicant. Minimum acceptable SAT or ACT score standards are established at the beginning of every academic year.

Entrance Requirements for Foreign Students

York College welcomes applications from international students. In addition to fulfilling the requirements stated under admissions procedures, international students must submit certified evidence that sufficient funds exist and will be released from the country to cover all educational and living expenses while attending York College. This information is required prior to issuance of an I-20 AB Form by the designated school official to facilitate the student visa application. International students must apply for admission and have all credentials with appropriate English translation forwarded by May 1 for the fall semester and by September 1 for the spring semester.

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Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students

.Transfer students are welcomed with the required minimum grade point average of 2.0. A maximum of 75 semester hours will be accepted in transfer from two-year colleges, and students must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at York College to be eligible to earn a degree.

Students seeking admission should follow the following procedures:

Submit a Transfer Application on line at
Furnish all official transcript(s) of previous college work, whether a student has earned credit or not.
A student in academic difficulty at another institution who is denied full time admission to York College is not eligible to apply until they have successfully completed at least nine to 12 credits of coursework at York College (as a non matriculated student) or any other accredited institution, and have earned at least a 2.0 (“C”) in each course taken.
A candidate for a second degree or a second major from York College must complete the requirements for the major plus any additional support courses the department might require. All general education courses are waived.
Graduation with honors will be based on the cumulative GPA earned including transfer credits.
Transfer students are eligible for financial aid at the time of admission.