York St John University

York, England


York St John University (originally established as York Diocesan College) is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. It achieved university status in 2006. It is one of several higher education institutions which have religious foundations.

As of 2016/17, there were 5,940 students, reading a wide variety of subjects, in nine Schools: Art, Design & Computer Science; Education; Health Sciences; Humanities, Religion & Philosophy; Languages & Linguistics; Performance and Media Production; Psychological and Social Sciences; Sport; and York Business School.

123 in League Table Ranking of The Complete University Guide
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Bronze rating
Type University Public
Year Founded 2006
Size Medium
5,940 Students


3,4,5 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Courses Available

  • Accounting, Business, Management and Marketing
  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Foreign Studies (Language, Literature and Linguistics)
  • Health Professions
  • Hospitality and Culinary
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Recreation, Sports and Fitness Studies
  • Theology
  • Visual and Performing Arts


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS
Other Applications Accepted Institution's own application

For International Students

6.0 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
TOEFL, CAE, CPE, PTE, GCSE, Trinity ISE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Deadline of application via UCAS for majority of courses
Late Application Deadline

Cost and Scholarships

£ 12,500
Average Tuition Fee
(For International Students)

Types of Scholarships Available



Vice Chancellor's Scholarships
Total Worth £1000 per year
Eligibility and Requirements Students who are carers; Students with one or more child; Students who are estranged from their families (applicants applying on this criteria must be under 25); Students whose family circumstances have altered drastically since filling out their loan application (ie bereavement, chronic illness, divorce or redundancy); Students whose residual household income is less than £26,000
Available for International Students --
Application Deadline December 31
Other Details The scholarship comprises of £1000 per year throughout the remainder of your Undergraduate Degree, plus dedicated one-on-one support and advice from our Student Support Team.
Sanctuary Scholarship
Total Worth A full tuition fee waiver; £1,000 per year towards the costs of study
Eligibility and Requirements Who do not have access to student finance and: Are seeking asylum in the UK, or are a dependent or partner of someone seeking asylum. (You must have an active asylum case to apply); OR who have been granted Discretionary / Limited Leave to Remain or some other form of temporary status, or are the dependent or partner of someone who has been granted Discretionary / Limited Leave to Remain.
Available for International Students --
Application Deadline April 3
Other Details The applicants should have a conditional or unconditional offer for 2019 entry on an undergraduate or postgraduate degree course at York St John University.; Currently are attending a school, college, community or voluntary group which can provide a reference in support of your application.; Are unable to access mainstream funding, e.g. student finance or a local authority grant.; Live within commuting distance of York St John University.; Do not require support for living expenses or accommodation.