CUNY Brooklyn College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,330

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$9,771

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

5.96%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

37.5%

20,608 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

17,580

61.4% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

50.9%

582 Graduates

About

CUNY Brooklyn College is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Brooklyn College were General Business Administration & Management (523 degrees awarded), General Psychology (426 degrees), and Accounting (295 degrees).

In 2016, 3,693 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Brooklyn College. 65.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,440 degrees), 1.77 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (812 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn 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 $9,771.

In 2016, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,330

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at CUNY Brooklyn College was $6,330. The cost of tuition at CUNY Brooklyn 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

$9,771

2016 Value

7.62%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 CUNY Brooklyn College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,771. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of CUNY Brooklyn College grew by 7.62%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,669

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Brooklyn College was of $13,669 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 6.32% 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

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

16%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at CUNY Brooklyn College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.67% 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.

5.96%

2015 Default Rate

116

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Brooklyn College was 5.96%, which represents 116 out of the 1947 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 Brooklyn College received 20,608 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.4% annual growth. Out of those 20,608 applicants, 7,726 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 37.5% acceptance rate.

There were 17,580 students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College in 2016, and 91% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Brooklyn College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

37.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

7,726

Accepted Out of 20,608

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Brooklyn College was 37.5% (7,726 admissions from 20,608 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 37.3%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.4%, while admissions grew by 1.89%.

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SAT Scores

91%

Submission Percentage

1,213

Scores Submitted

91% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Brooklyn College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Brooklyn College has a total enrollment of 17,580 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Brooklyn College is 10,795 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,785. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Brooklyn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.1% White, 23.8% Black or African American, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 17.1% Asian, 1.4% Two or More Races, 0.216% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (17.2%), followed by White Male (13.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (29.1%), followed by White Male (16.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Brooklyn College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 17,580 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Brooklyn College is 10,795 and the part-time enrollment is 6,785. This means that 61.4% of students enrolled at CUNY Brooklyn College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

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 Brooklyn College was 82%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), CUNY Brooklyn College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    5,646

  2. Black or African American

    4,189

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3,645

The enrolled student population at CUNY Brooklyn College is 32.1% White, 23.8% Black or African American, 20.7% Hispanic or Latino, 17.1% Asian, 1.4% Two or More Races, 0.216% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.165% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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.

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

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Graduates

In 2016, 1147 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Brooklyn College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Brooklyn College are white (1,440 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (812 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Brooklyn College is General Business Administration & Management (523 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (426 degrees) and Accounting (295 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Brooklyn College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (530 degrees), and Education (738 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 Brooklyn College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,044,491 people), Secondary school teachers (342,851 people), Education administrators (312,781 people), Counselors (252,049 people), and Postsecondary teachers (234,372 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Cultural & Gender Studies (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (530 degrees), Education (738 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 degrees), and English (120 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 Brooklyn College are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Cultural & Gender Studies (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (530 degrees), Education (738 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 degrees), and English (120 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 Brooklyn College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,131,778 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (475,237 people), Hospitals (308,840 people), Individual & family services (188,669 people), and Outpatient care centers (159,377 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Brooklyn College are Cultural & Gender Studies (66 degrees awarded), Psychology (530 degrees), Education (738 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (32 degrees), and English (120 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 Brooklyn College.

Most Common

  1. 523 degrees awarded

  2. 426 degrees awarded

  3. 295 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Brooklyn College was General Business Administration & Management with 523 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,273

  2. 2,420

In 2016, 1,273 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Brooklyn College, which is 0.526 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,420).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 296 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Brooklyn College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.822 times less than the 360 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 360 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Brooklyn College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.22 times more than the 296 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%

100% Completion Time

50%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 24% of students graduating from CUNY Brooklyn College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 50% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (64.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Brooklyn College is Female and White (64.1% 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. White

    1,440 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    812 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    633 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Brooklyn College is white (1,440 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (812 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. White Female

    907 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American Female

    582 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    533 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Brooklyn College is white female (907 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (582 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Brooklyn College has an endowment valued at nearly $72.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $72.6k (0.0996%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, CUNY Brooklyn College had a total expenditure of $274M. Of that $274M, they spent $127M on salaries and $274M on benefits.

CUNY Brooklyn College employs 198 Professors, 164 Associate professors, and 126 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Brooklyn College are Male Professors (127), Female Associate professors(84), and Male Associate professors (80).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 177 employees, Management, with 130 employees, and Service with 128 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$72.8M

2015 Endowment

4.69%

decline from 2014

CUNY Brooklyn College has an endowment valued at about $72.8M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Brooklyn College declined 4.69% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44M higher 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. $8.01M - Federal

  2. $20.9M - State

  3. $2.76M - Local

As of 2015, CUNY Brooklyn College received $8.01M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $20.9M from state grants and contracts, and $2.76M 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.

$127M

Salary Expenditure

$274M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, CUNY Brooklyn College had a total expenditure of $274M. Of that $274M, they spent $127M on salaries and $274M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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

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Salary Expenditure

$127M

2015 Salaries

6.62%

growth from 2014

In 2015, CUNY Brooklyn College paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 46.3% of their overall expenditure ($274M) and a 6.62% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.35% growth from 2013 and a 2.05% decline from 2012.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$49.7M

Instructional Salaries

537

Number of Employees

In 2015, CUNY Brooklyn College paid a total of $49.7M to 537 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.2% 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

Professor

Most Common Instructor

198 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

177 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College were Professor with 198 employees; Associate professor with 164 employees; and Associate professor with 126 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College were Office and Administrative Support with 177 employees; Management with 130 employees; and Service with 128 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Brooklyn College was Male Professor with 127 employees, Female Associate professor with 84 employees, and Male Associate professor with 80 employees.

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

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