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York St John University

About York St John University

Established in 1841York St John University is an open university which gained the university status in the year 2006. It was earlier known as the Diocesan College in York in 1841 and the College of Ripon and York St John in 1974. In 1977, the university began York School of Occupational Therapy. The university is amongst the best higher education institutions based on religious foundations. The degree awarding powers were confirmed by the Privy Council in 2005. Later on, in 2006, the university changed its name to the current name, York St John University. The university engages with disabled athletes and provides free creative courses to the mental health service users.

The university campus is spread over an area of 11 acres. It avails accommodation to the students. The campus features studio apartments and shared flats or houses. The hostels have dining space and cafeterias. The campus also provides internet access free of charge throughout the property. Several cafes and restaurants are nearby the campus. The campus is also close to stationery shops, departmental stores and chemist shops for students' convenience. Public conveyance is easily available from the campus. In 2004, the university opened a learning centre within the premises. The centre provides all kinds of resources like books, journals, DVDs and media equipment. The students were allowed to access any type of resource provided. The De Grey court of the campus was designed and built by the famous architect, Charles Thompson. The campus is surrounded by greenery. It provides a suitable learning environment for the students.

Why York St John University?

  • University offer state of art infrastructural facilities to students
  • Follow best Teaching methodology
  • It has scored 88% in National Student Survey (NSS)
  • Provides range of great brand new, en-suite, self-catered accommodation for students 
  • 93% of graduates are in employment or full-time study six months after graduating

York St John University Rankings

  • #103 University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021
  • #91 University Rankings - The Guardian 2021

York St John University Application Process

The universities of the UK offer a systematic process for Undergraduate and Postgraduate admissions. International students seeking admission at York St John University are required to follow the enlisted application process:

  • Application Portal: International Application Form V5/ UCAS Application
  • Application Fee: £18 (UCAS) for International Students

English Proficiency Scores Requirements

  • IELTS -- 6.0
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) -- 169
  • Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) -- 180
  • Pearson (PTE) -- 51
  • TOEFL (IBT) -- 75

Requirements for Undergraduate Admissions

  • Completed Application Form
  • Official and signed Higher Secondary School transcripts & Certificate with 65% or higher grade
  • Officially signed translations of the transcripts
  • Passport & Visa Copies
  • Candidate statement
  • English language test scores
  • Financial Affidavit
  • SAT or ACT scores (if applicable)

Requirements for Graduate Admissions

  • Completed Application Form
  • Bachelor's Degree with 60% or higher grade or, a Second Class Degree
  • Passport & Visa Copies
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation (if applicable)
  • Financial Affidavit
  • GRE or GMAT scores (if applicable)
  • Supplements including Portfolios, Personal Interviews (if applicable)

The completed application along with all supporting documents must be emailed to

York St John University Tuition Fees

Courses Duration Tuition Fees
MBA (1 Courses) 1 year GBP 10300
Engineering (1 Courses) 3 year GBP 12750
Science (3 Courses) 3 year GBP 12750
Arts (7 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 12750
Law (2 Courses) 3 year GBP 12750
Media Films (9 Courses) 3 year GBP 10000 - GBP 12750
Management (10 Courses) 1 Year - 3 Year GBP 10000 - GBP 12750

York St John University Entry Requirements

Courses Exam
Engineering IELTS
Management IELTS , ielts
Media Films IELTS
Science IELTS



College Type Public
Campus Setting Urban
No. of undergraduates 5830
No. of graduates 790
International Student Population 403
Official Website
Acceptance Rate 19.40%
Student Satisfaction Rate 86%
Average Cost of Attendance £25000 (annually)
Student-Faculty Ratio 10:1
English Proficiency Test IELTS, TOEFL, PTE
Admission Helpdesk

York St John University Accommodation

  • York St John University assures accommodation for all EU, UK, and first-year international students, if they apply for it before the deadline.

  • The accommodation housing is located 1 mile or less than the main campus
  • The housing facilities include a range of small and large room depend on price and facilities
  • The accommodation sites are surrounded by the supermarket, shops, and green spaces of York city.

York St John University guarantees university accommodation to study abroad and exchange students. Here is the accommodation charge for the term 2021-22:

Expenses Cost (Euro)
Rent 100-120 (Per Week)
Content Insurance Free of charge
Bedding Pack Free of charge
Advance Rent Payment 200

York St John University Cost of Attendance

The estimated Cost of Attendance includes tuition fees, accommodation, and other living expenses. The accommodation costs have been tabulated in the accommodation section.

Tuition Fee: Fee for International Student (Standard): 12,750

Cost of Living Cost Per Week (Euro)
Food 100-200
Laundry 40
Mobile Phone 5
Sport Membership 5
Entertainment and Social 30

Know more about Studying in UK

Tuition Fees in UK (1st Year Average) MS: £17276 | MBA: £17276 | BE/Btech: £16632 | BBA: £15130 | BSc: £16632 | MFin: £19000 | MA: £15560 | MIM: £18241 | MEM: £16950 | MArch: £14271 | BHM: £12662 | MIS: £15344 | MEng: £12876 | MBBS: £28865| MPharm: £15452
Average Accomodation & Food Costs in UK £850 to £1,050 a month
Entrance Exams in UK TOEFL: 88 | IELTS: 6.5 | PTE: 59 | GMAT: 590
Work and Study in UK Permitted for 20 hours/week with a valid study permit.
Post Study Work Permit in UK 2 Year after graduation depending on the course.
Cost of Student Visa in UK £348
Student Visa in UK Your nationality, duration of your stay and purpose of your stay are the three essential factors for UK visa. For Non-EU students UK visa is mandatory.
Intakes in UK There are mainly two intakes in UK: January/February & September/October.
Top Job Sectors in UK IT Engineering, Product Design, Mobile Development, Designers, Logistics, etc.
Economy in UK Growth Rate: 1.3% (2018) 1.4% (2019) 1.4% (2020e), 6th Largest Economy in the World by Nominal

York St John University Average Tuition Fee Per Year


£ 12,750


£ 12,770

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

£ 4,420

Campus accommodation

£ 5,200

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.