York St John University

York St John is a prestigious university with roots going back to the 1840’s. York Diocesan Training School, for teacher education, opened in May 1841 with one pupil on the register, 16 year old Edward Preston Cordukes. (The current Students’ Union building is named in his honour). 1846 saw the foundation of the Female Training School which moved to Ripon in 1862. The college in York was described as St John’s College from the late 1890s.

We are building a reputation as a high quality, friendly university, known for its academic excellence, a strong community spirit and a magnificent campus based in the heart of the city. Our new strategic plan will help us to build on our success.

Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Rank 2012 Teaching Score Careers Prospects Entry Tariff
94 98 96 47.8 51 301
Distance To London By Train By Car
Mile / Time 3 Hours 210 Mile/4 Hours
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