CUNY Lehman College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,330

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$6,159

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.62%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

32.5%

14,318 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

13,329

51.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

43.6%

270 Graduates

About

CUNY Lehman College is a higher education institution located in Bronx County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Lehman College were General Business Administration & Management (257 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (251 degrees), and Sociology (216 degrees).

In 2016, 2,943 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Lehman College. 72.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,351 degrees), 1.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (930 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,330, which is $-13,830 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,330, which is $-13,830 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,159.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 22% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,330

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College was $6,330. The cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $-13,830 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$6,159

2016 Value

13.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 CUNY Lehman College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,159. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of CUNY Lehman College grew by 13.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,047

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Lehman College was of $14,047 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 8.56% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

22%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at CUNY Lehman College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 60% 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.

6.62%

2015 Default Rate

113

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Lehman College was 6.62%, which represents 113 out of the 1707 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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Admissions

CUNY Lehman College received 14,318 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.72% annual growth. Out of those 14,318 applicants, 4,651 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 32.5% acceptance rate.

There were 13,329 students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in 2016, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Lehman College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

32.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,651

Accepted Out of 14,318

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Lehman College was 32.5% (4,651 admissions from 14,318 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 30%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.72%, while admissions grew by 10.3%.

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SAT Scores

88%

Submission Percentage

607

Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Lehman College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Lehman College has a total enrollment of 13,329 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 6,834 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,495. This means that 51.3% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.6% Hispanic or Latino, 27.2% Black or African American, 8.79% White, 6.53% Asian, 0.765% Two or More Races, 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.165% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (40.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19%) and Black or African American Female (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (37.6%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.7%) and White Female (16.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,329 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 6,834 and the part-time enrollment is 6,495. This means that 51.3% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2016 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 CUNY Lehman College was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), CUNY Lehman College 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

    7,140

  2. Black or African American

    3,624

  3. White

    1,172

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College is 53.6% Hispanic or Latino, 27.2% Black or African American, 8.79% White, 6.53% Asian, 0.765% Two or More Races, 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.165% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2016, 1311 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Lehman College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Lehman College are hispanic or latino (1,351 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (930 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College is General Business Administration & Management (257 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (251 degrees) and Sociology (216 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Lehman College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (239 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (26 degrees), and Social Sciences (318 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,061,227 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (369,644 people), Miscellaneous managers (358,648 people), Secondary school teachers (353,103 people), and Education administrators (322,525 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (239 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (26 degrees), Social Sciences (318 degrees), English (83 degrees), and Education (371 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public relations specialists, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (239 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (26 degrees), Social Sciences (318 degrees), English (83 degrees), and Education (371 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 CUNY Lehman College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,109,834 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (521,843 people), Legal services (311,326 people), Hospitals (286,780 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (230,228 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (239 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (26 degrees), Social Sciences (318 degrees), English (83 degrees), and Education (371 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 CUNY Lehman College.

Most Common

  1. 257 degrees awarded

  2. 251 degrees awarded

  3. 216 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College was General Business Administration & Management with 257 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 816

  2. 2,127

In 2016, 816 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College, which is 0.384 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,127).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 134 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.817 times less than the 164 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 196 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Lehman College in Registered Nursing, which is 3.56 times more than the 55 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

14%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 14% of students graduating from CUNY Lehman College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% within 200%.

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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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Lehman College is Female and Asian (60% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    1,351 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    930 degrees awarded

  3. White

    328 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (1,351 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (930 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Hispanic or Latino Female

    976 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    673 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    375 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino female (976 degrees awarded). There were 1.45 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (673 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.73M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $20.1k (0.26%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, CUNY Lehman College had a total expenditure of $200M. Of that $200M, they spent $94.5M on salaries and $200M on benefits.

CUNY Lehman College employs 120 Associate professors, 100 Assistant professors, and 93 Professors. Most academics at CUNY Lehman College are Female Associate professors (67), Female Assistant professors(62), and Male Professors (59).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 130 employees, Management, with 122 employees, and Service with 98 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.73M

2015 Endowment

4.78%

decline from 2014

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at about $7.73M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Lehman College declined 4.78% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $21.1M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $10.1M - Federal

  2. $16.5M - State

  3. $2.19M - Local

As of 2015, CUNY Lehman College received $10.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.5M from state grants and contracts, and $2.19M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$94.5M

Salary Expenditure

$200M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, CUNY Lehman College had a total expenditure of $200M. Of that $200M, they spent $94.5M on salaries and $200M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at CUNY Lehman College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$94.5M

2015 Salaries

4.3%

growth from 2014

In 2015, CUNY Lehman College paid a median of $94.5M in salaries, which represents 47.3% of their overall expenditure ($200M) and a 4.3% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.06% growth from 2013 and a 0.344% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.9M

Instructional Salaries

374

Number of Employees

In 2015, CUNY Lehman College paid a total of $32.9M to 374 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

120 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

130 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Associate professor with 120 employees; Assistant professor with 100 employees; and Assistant professor with 93 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Office and Administrative Support with 130 employees; Management with 122 employees; and Service with 98 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College was Female Associate professor with 67 employees, Female Assistant professor with 62 employees, and Male Professor with 59 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at CUNY Lehman College.

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