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About the University of York

  1. The University of York distance from the City Centre:

  • Bus - 15-25 minutes

  • Walking - 45-60 minutes

  • Train - 5-10 minutes 

  • Cycling - 20-35 minutes 

  1. The University of York has on-campus student accommodation options with an average rent of between £3,960 - £7,760/semester. The rent of the room includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security. 

  1. The University of York follows a two-semester academic year system. Each semester has around 16 weeks.

  1. The best month to book a University of York on-campus accommodation after the university offer to study is accepted is in March. Accommodation applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, which generally start with:

  • New undergraduate - April  

  • New postgraduate - May/ June 

  • For returning students- February

The University of York Off-Campus Student Housing Options 

PBSAs and Private Lets are the most popular off-campus student accommodation in York. These are a little more expensive than on-campus student rooms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, modern amenities along with room rent, electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security included in bills. The only differences are:

  1. Purpose-built student accommodation: Average rent £600/ month

  1. Private Student Houses (Private Lets) with an average price of £675/month

Secure a Private Student Room Near the University of York Without a University Offer Letter

Student Roost and Student Luxe accept advance bookings for a limited number of rooms for such students, with cancellation and refund provisions. T&C is applied according to the provider. We suggest checking our cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts.

Popular Student Areas to Live Near the University of York

1. Heslington East

Heslington East’s average rent is around £104-£138/week i.e (£450-£600/month). It’s a 10-minute walk from campus. Some University of York housing include York City, Frederick House, The Boulevard Roost, and Student Castle York.   

  • Walking- 10-15 minutes

  • Bus - 5-10  minutes

  • Cycling - 5-10 minutes

2. Heslington West 

Heslington West’s average rent is around  £115-£163/week i.e (£500-£700/month). It’s a 5-minute walk from campus. Some University of York off campus housing include York Riverside, Vita Lawrence Street, and Frederick House.  

  • Walking- 5-10 minutes

  • Bus - 5-10 minutes

  • Cycling - 5-10 minutes

3. Badger Hill

Badger Hills’s average rent is around £104-£151/week i.e (£450-£650/month). It’s a 15-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to the University of York include Frederick House, York City, The Boulevard Roost, Student Castle York, York Riverside, and Vita Lawrence Street

  • Walking- 15-20 minutes

  • Bus - 5-10 minutes

  • Cycling - 10-15 minutes

Benefits of Booking Off-Campus Student Rooms Over On-Campus Accommodation

  • Early bird offer (Off-campus student accommodations generally give discounts or offers on early booking.)

  • Unlike university accommodation, there are many student room types to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute private student accommodation bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

What is the University of York ranked in the UK?

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The University of York moved into the top 10 of UK universities for research quality in the REF 2021, up from 14th position in 2014. 

Is York University a good place to study?

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Yes, York is a leading UK university for academic excellence.

Is York UK good for international students?

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Yes! A York degree is recognised and respected all over the world. 

How many international students are at the University of York?

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The university has 5,500 international students.

What is the acceptance rate at the University of York?

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The university's acceptance rate is around 78.5%.

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