Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,300
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$38,534
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.62%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
1,442
81.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
41.3%
33 Graduates

About

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Airway Management & Operations (54 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (31 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering Technology (27 degrees).

In 2020, 237 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. 12.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 87.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (77 degrees), 1.97 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $25,300, which is $13,471 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $25,300, which is $13,471 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,534.

In 2020, 72% of undergraduate students attending Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 52% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,300
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was $25,300. The cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $13,471 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,829).

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Average Net Price

$38,534
2020 Value
2.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,534. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew by 2.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,050
Room and Board
$1,900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was of $14,050 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.355% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

72%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
52%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

72% of undergraduate students at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 7.69% with respect to 2019, when 78% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.62%
2018 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 4.62%, which represents 25 out of the 541 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has a total enrollment of 1,442 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 1,176 students and the part-time enrollment is 266. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.2% Black or African American, 14.4% Asian, 13% White, 1.6% Two or More Races, 0.763% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.347% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (25.5%), followed by Black or African American Male (14.1%) and Asian Male (13.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Asian Male (50%), followed by White Female (50%) and Asian Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,442 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 1,176 and the part-time enrollment is 266. This means that 81.6% of students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 44.3% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (66%), Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    459
  2. Black or African American
    219
  3. Asian
    207

The enrolled student population at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 31.8% Hispanic or Latino, 15.2% Black or African American, 14.4% Asian, 13% White, 1.6% Two or More Races, 0.763% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.347% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 44.2% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 228 students (15.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 177 fewer women than men received degrees from Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino (77 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Airway Management & Operations (54 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (31 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering Technology (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (64 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (42 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Software developers (802,100 people), Other managers (399,412 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (351,137 people), Civil engineers (256,005 people), and Mechanical engineers (194,345 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (64 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), Engineering (33 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Other financial specialists, Physicians, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (64 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), Engineering (33 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Computer Systems Design (894,733 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (440,933 people), Construction (298,386 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (230,303 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (179,885 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (64 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (95 degrees), Engineering Technologies (42 degrees), Engineering (33 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.
Most Common
  1. 54 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 27 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Airway Management & Operations with 54 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

207
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
30
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 207 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, which is 6.9 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (30).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 93 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology, which is 46.5 times more than the 2 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 14 degrees were awarded to women at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airway Management & Operations, which is 0.28 times less than the 50 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% of students graduating from Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.09% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    77 degrees awarded
  2. White
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino (77 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (39 degrees).

14.3% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    69 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino male (69 degrees awarded). There were 2.16 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (32 degrees).

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Operations

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $5.42M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.69M (49.7%), compared to the 2.62% average return ($302k on $11.5M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had a total salary expenditure of $40.1M. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology employs 15 Assistant professors, 9 Associate professors, and 8 Professors. Most academics at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Male Assistant professors (10), Male Associate professors(7), and Male Professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are: Management, with 36 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.42M
2020 Endowment
26.4%
growth from 2019

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at about $5.42M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew 26.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.1M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.72M - Federal
  2. $1.02M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received $6.72M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.02M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$15M
2020 Salaries
5.78%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a median of $15M in salaries, which represents 37.4% of their overall expenditure ($40.1M) and a 5.78% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.88% growth from 2018 and a 2.01% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 10.7M (32% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.18M
Instructional Salaries
36
Number of Employees

In 2020, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a total of $3.18M to 36 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.2M (29.9%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Assistant professor with 15 employees; Associate professor with 9 employees; and Associate professor with 8 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Management with 36 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Associate professor with 7 employees, and Male Professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

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