CUNY Graduate School and University Center

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2019 Default Rate
0.481%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
8,733
47.9% Full-Time

About

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Registered Nursing (212 degrees awarded), General Business (95 degrees), and Information Science (86 degrees).

In 2022, 2,945 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Graduate School and University Center. 66.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 33.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,098 degrees), 1.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (613 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,930, which is $−23,220 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,930, which is $−23,220 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending CUNY Graduate School and University Center received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 13% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $−23,220 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

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Other Student Expenses

$17,188
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was of $17,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
13%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at CUNY Graduate School and University Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 137% with respect to 2021, when 41% 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.
0.481%
2019 Default Rate
3
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was 0.481%, which represents 3 out of the 624 total borrowers.

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Enrollment

CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a total enrollment of 8,733 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 4,183 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,550. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.4% White, 21% Hispanic or Latino, 18.7% Black or African American, 11.7% Asian, 2.5% Two or More Races, 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.195% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (24%), followed by Black or African American Female (23.4%) and White Female (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.5%), followed by White Male (17%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.93%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,733 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 4,183 and the part-time enrollment is 4,550. This means that 47.9% of students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,002 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,831 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,636 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 34.4% White, 21% Hispanic or Latino, 18.7% Black or African American, 11.7% Asian, 2.5% Two or More Races, 0.218% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.195% 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 Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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 2022, 971 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Graduate School and University Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white (1,098 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (613 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is Registered Nursing (212 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (95 degrees) and Information Science (86 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (122 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (45 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Elementary & middle school teachers (252,270 people), Postsecondary teachers (239,177 people), Other managers (226,982 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (178,536 people), and Secondary school teachers (139,708 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in 2022 are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (122 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (45 degrees), Psychology (285 degrees), and English (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (122 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (45 degrees), Psychology (285 degrees), and English (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Graduate School and University Center are Elementary & secondary schools (686,306 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (490,450 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (293,585 people), Computer Systems Design (188,414 people), and Outpatient care centers (179,435 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Language & Linguistics (80 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (122 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (45 degrees), Psychology (285 degrees), and English (69 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY Graduate School and University Center.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 199 degrees awarded
  2. 111 degrees awarded
  3. 107 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was General Public Health with 199 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

987
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
1,958
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 987 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, which is 0.504 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,958).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 56 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in Information Science, which is 1.87 times more than the 30 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 191 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in General Public Health, which is 3.67 times more than the 52 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2014 at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is Male and White (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,098 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    613 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    493 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white (1,098 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (613 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    675 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    431 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    423 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white female (675 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (431 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at nearly $96M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 348k (0.362%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a total salary expenditure of 441M. CUNY Graduate School and University Center employs 151 Professors, 56 Associate professors and 23 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Male Professor (79), Female Professor (72), and Female Associate professor (32).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are: Management, with 268 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 122 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 99 employees.

Endowment

$96M
2022 Endowment
11.4%
decline from 2021

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at about $96M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Graduate School and University Center declined 11.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $277M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $21.4M - Federal
  2. $4.49M - State
  3. $33M - Local

As of 2022, CUNY Graduate School and University Center received $21.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.49M from state grants and contracts, and $33M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$199M
2022 Salaries
5.89%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a median of $199M in salaries, which represents 45.2% of their overall expenditure ($441M) and a 5.89% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$29.2M
Instructional Salaries
234
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a total of $29.2M to 234 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
151 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
268 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Professor with 151 employees, Associate professor with 56 employees, and Assistant professor with 23 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Management with 268 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 122 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 99 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Male Professor with 79 employees, Female Professor with 72 employees, and Female Associate professor with 32 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at CUNY Graduate School and University Center.

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