Welcome to York College

A Letter from the President

I am pleased to welcome you as a graduate student at York College, a senior institution in the heart of Jamaica Queens. Our 8,500 students hail from more than 125 different nations of birth speaking at least 80 different native languages. But Together, we are "One York" and I am glad you are now one of us!

I am so pleased you have selected York College for your graduate studies. We are committed to living up to our vision as expressed in the Strategic Plan: "York College enriches lives and enables students to grow as passionate, engaged learners with the confidence to realize their intellectual and human potential as individuals and global citizens." At York College, our values are integrity, diversity, intellectual discovery and creativity, intentional interactions, self-reflection, accountability and civic engagement.

We remain steadfast in our commitment to foster a culture of student success with the support of talented faculty and staff who represent the best of CUNY. The York Family is here to help you achieve your goals and in that spirit we encourage you to engage in our vibrant community and take advantage of every opportunity available to you.

Thank you again for choosing York College and I wish you continued success.


Berenecea Johnson Eanes, Ph.D.

Interim President

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