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About York College

Nestled in the vibrant heart of Queens, New York, York College has long stood as a beacon of opportunity, excellence, and community. Since its inception, it has been a place where dreams are nurtured, and aspirations meet achievement. As a proud member of The City University of New York (CUNY) system, York College is more than an institution of higher learning; it is a dynamic ecosystem of growth, discovery, and empowerment. Founded on the principles of enriching lives and enabling students to grow, York has become synonymous with transformative education, where passionate, engaged learners are inspired to realize their full intellectual and human potential as individuals and as global citizens. 

The story of York College is woven into the fabric of Queens, reflecting the borough's celebrated diversity and resilience. This unique setting provides a rich tapestry of cultural backgrounds and perspectives, contributing to a deeply enriching educational experience. York's commitment to fostering an inclusive environment is evident in its vibrant student body, which mirrors the global community's myriad voices and experiences. Here, education transcends the classroom, as students are prepared not just for careers, but for roles as engaged, informed citizens of the world. York's legacy is marked by its unwavering dedication to student success, academic excellence, and community engagement, making it not just a place of learning, but a cornerstone of personal and communal development.