College Colors & Nicknames: Four-Year Schools – Y

YALE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: New Haven, Connecticut
FOUNDED: 1701
ENROLLMENT: 5,430
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Ivy League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
1998 through present – Yale Blue, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
1998 through present – Yale Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1701 through 1997 – Yale Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1701 through present – Bulldogs
ALTERNATE NICKNAME:
1701 through present – Elis
INSTITUTIONAL URL: yale.edu
ATHLETICS URL: yalebulldogs.com

+ YANKTON COLLEGE
LOCATION: Yankton, South Dakota
FOUNDED: 1881
TRANSITION YEAR: 1984 (Closed)
ENROLLMENT: n/a
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Coeducational
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1881 through 1984 – Black, Gold
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1881 through 1984 – Greyhounds

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: New York City, New York
FOUNDED: 1886
ENROLLMENT: 2,885
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Jewish
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Skyline Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Blue, White
MISCELLANEOUS INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2008 through present – Dark Blue, Sky Blue
(Albert Einstein College of Medicine)
2009 through present – Blue, Black
(Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law)
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Blue, White
2008 through 2010 – Blue, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1886 through 2007 – Blue, White
MEN’S NICKNAME:
1886 through present – Maccabbees
WOMEN’S NICKNAME:
1886 through present – Lady Maccabbees
INSTITUTIONAL URL: yu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: yumacs.com

YORK COLLEGE
LOCATION: York, Nebraska
FOUNDED: 1890
ENROLLMENT: 430
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent-Religious, Coeducational
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Church of Christ
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NAIA
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1890 through present – Royal Blue, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1890 through present – Panthers
INSTITUTIONAL URL: york.edu
ATHLETICS URL: ycpanthers.com

YORK COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
LOCATION: Jamaica, New York
FOUNDED: 1967
ENROLLMENT: 8,259
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State and Locally-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: City University of New York Athletic Conference
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Red, Black
2009 through 2010 – Red, Black
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2009 through present – Red, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1967 through 2008 – Red, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1967 through present – Cardinals
INSTITUTIONAL URL: york.cuny.edu
ATHLETICS URL: yorkathletics.com

YORK COLLEGE OF PENNSYLVANIA
LOCATION: York, Pennsylvania
FOUNDED: 1787
ENROLLMENT: 5,008
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, Independent, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division III)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Capital Athletic Conference
OFFICIAL COLORS:
2005 through present – Green, White
1787 through 2004 – Green, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1787 through present – Spartans
INSTITUTIONAL URL: ycp.edu
ATHLETICS URL: ycpspartans.com

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY
LOCATION: Youngstown, Ohio
FOUNDED: 1908
ENROLLMENT: 12,172
SCHOOL TYPE: Four Year, State-Supported, Coeducational
ATHLETICS AFFILIATION: NCAA (Division I)
ATHLETICS CONFERENCE: Horizon League
INSTITUTIONAL COLORS:
2011 through present – Red, Black
1989 through 2010 – Red, White
INSTITUTIONAL SEAL COLORS:
1989 through present – Red, Black, Yellow, White
ATHLETICS COLORS:
2011 through present – Scarlet, White
1989 through 2010 – Scarlet, White
OFFICIAL COLORS:
1908 through 1988 – Scarlet, White
OFFICIAL NICKNAME:
1908 through present – Penguins
INSTITUTIONAL URL: ysu.edu
ATHLETICS URL: ysusports.com

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