York College(Cuny) Open House

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York College(Cuny) Open House

  1. 1. PLEASE VISIT THE ADMISSIONS’ TABLE TO PICK UP INFORMATION <ul><li>WELCOME TO </li></ul><ul><li>YORK COLLEGE </li></ul>
  2. 2. ONTHEMOVE York College (CUNY) York College is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Youngest and smallest of the senior colleges within CUNY. </li></ul><ul><li>6,500 student enrollment at York College </li></ul><ul><li>44 majors (B.A., B.S., B.S./M.S.) </li></ul><ul><li>50-acre campus located in Jamaica, Queens </li></ul>
  4. 4. Academic Health Sciences <ul><li>Occupational Therapy(BS/MS) </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing (RN/BSN) </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Health </li></ul>
  5. 5. The State of Health Careers <ul><li>“… about 16 percent of all new jobs created between 2002 and 2012 will be in health services. That’s 3.5 million jobs - more than any other industry.” </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics ; U.S. Dept. of Labor, Career Guide to Industries , 2004-05 Edition. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Academic Programs <ul><li>Business: Accounting, Business Administration </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li> Marketing, Aviation Management- New </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Communications Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Work </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Liberal Arts and Sciences </li></ul>
  7. 7. Student Life <ul><li>Clubs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>More than 50 clubs and organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Award winning campus newspaper </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Pandora’s Box” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Athletics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NCAA Division Three (III) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basketball, Track & Field, Soccer, Swimming, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Softball, Tennis, and Volleyball </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Facilities <ul><li>Academic Core Building </li></ul><ul><li>Performing Arts Center </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Physical Education Complex </li></ul><ul><li>Science Building </li></ul>
  9. 9. All Inclusive Admission Criteria For Freshman
  10. 10. Freshman Admission <ul><li>General Freshman Criteria: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>75 High School Average and above </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Appeals (70-74.99 CAA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SEEK </li></ul><ul><ul><li><75 CAA + Financial Requirements </li></ul></ul>OR
  11. 11. Required Documents <ul><li>High School Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>High School Transcript(s) </li></ul><ul><li>SAT Scores </li></ul><ul><li>GED Transcript </li></ul><ul><li>GED Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Proof of Immigration Status </li></ul>OR AND
  12. 12. York College Scholarship Program <ul><li>Aviation Management Scholarship Program </li></ul><ul><li>Computer & Mathematics Scholar Support Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>The Teacher Academy </li></ul><ul><li>York College/FDA Scholars Program </li></ul><ul><li>York College Foundation Scholarships </li></ul>
  13. 13. Aviation Management Scholarship Program <ul><li>$1750 annual award toward tuition </li></ul><ul><li>$250 toward flight instruction + Faculty Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Admission Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>high school average of 85 and above </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT >1000 (old); 1550 (new) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Essay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pass all parts of CUNY Assessment Test </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Computer & Mathematics Scholar Support Coalition <ul><li>Up to $1560 stipend per semester </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Admission Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrated Academic Potential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Need </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. York College/FDA Scholars Program <ul><li>$8000 annual award covering full tuition </li></ul><ul><li>$2000 Stipend, Laptop Computer, Internship </li></ul><ul><li>Admission Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High school average > 90 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT > 1200 (old); 1750 (new) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intended major is Biology or Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submission of science project </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. The Teacher Academy <ul><li>$4000 annual award covering full tuition </li></ul><ul><li>Internship paying $1600 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Research Opportunities with CUNY Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>A full-time teaching position within the New York City Department of Education. </li></ul>
  17. 17. The Teacher Academy <ul><li>Academic Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High School Average: 85 and above </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3 years of Mathematic and Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT Math: 600 and above </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SAT Verbal: 550 and above </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The admission deadline has been extended for this program </li></ul>For more information visit www.cuny.edu/teacheracademy
  18. 18. York College Foundation Scholarships <ul><li>Awards ranging from $750 to $2000 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1) Apply to York College as 1, 2 or 3 CUNY choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2) High school average ≥80 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3) Completion of 14 academic units (2 foreign language) plus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4) Pass all CUNY Skills Test (or exempt) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5) York College selected as final CUNY choice </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Student Success in 2006 <ul><li>Yi Di Zhang </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Major: Mathematic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grad School: Steven Institute of Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Yearly Tuition waiver: $17,770 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stipend : $17,820 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Yisa Rumala </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amount: $30,000 per year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grad School: University of Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vanessa Crevecoeur </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: UNCF Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Award: $25,000 </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Other Successful Students <ul><li>Max Saenz (’06) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Salk Scholar- $6000 stipend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrolled in the University of Virginia School of Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kathy Jedruczek (’06) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Scholarship to the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fiona Smith (’05) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-Med graduate in 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salk Scholar- $6000 stipend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enrolled in Penn State Medical College in fall 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rashida Cheatham (’05) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted to New York University College of Dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$100,000 dental scholarship award </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Notable Alumni <ul><li>James Seigel </li></ul><ul><li>Authored “ Derailed” that became of movie in 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Gerald A. Reynolds </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson of the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights appointed by President Bush (2005) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Deborah Persaud </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient of the prestigious Elizabeth Glaser Award in Medicine (2005) which provide $682,500 in research funding to focus on pediatric HIV/AIDS. </li></ul><ul><li>George A. Grasso </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Police Commissioner of NYC </li></ul>
  22. 22. Contact Us <ul><li>York College </li></ul><ul><li>The City University of New York </li></ul><ul><li>94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard </li></ul><ul><li>Jamaica, NY 11451 </li></ul><ul><li>Admissions </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone: (718) 262-2165 </li></ul><ul><li>Room AC-1B07 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: admissions@york.cuny.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Website: www.york.cuny.edu </li></ul>Developed by Nicholas Jones

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