The University of York

The University of York, is a research-intensive plate glass university located in the city of York, England. Established in 1963, the campus university has expanded to more than thirty departments and centres, covering a wide range of subjects.

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Address: Heslington, York YO10 5DD, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 1904 320000


Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York (York) opened in 1963 with just 230 students. In less than 50 years York have become one of the world’s leading universities. York has become one of the top ten universities in the United Kingdom for teaching and research – and is first in the United Kingdom and seventh in the world in the Times Higher Education world rankings of universities less than 50 years old. There are now over 30 academic departments and research centres and the student body has expanded to nearly 16,000.