CUNY Graduate School and University Center

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,530
3.16% growth from 2016
2016 Student Loan
4.7%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
7,674
51.6% Full-Time

About

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Registered Nursing (66 degrees awarded), General Business (59 degrees), and Physical Sciences (59 degrees).

In 2017, 1,882 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Graduate School and University Center. 63.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (624 degrees), 1.06 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (590 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,530, which is $-19,970 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,530, which is $-19,970 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2017, 26% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,530
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was $6,530. The cost of tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $-19,970 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

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2017 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

26%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
18%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

26% of undergraduate students at CUNY Graduate School and University Center received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 26% 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.
4.7%
2016 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was 4.7%, which represents 28 out of the 596 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

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has a total enrollment of 7,674 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 3,958 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,716. This means that 51.6% 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 40.9% Hispanic or Latino, 22.8% White, 14.1% Black or African American, 6.63% Asian, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (25.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.9%) and White Female (15.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (29.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (21.8%) and White Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

51.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,674 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 3,958 and the part-time enrollment is 3,716. This means that 51.6% of students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 Graduate School and University Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,138
  2. White
    1,752
  3. Black or African American
    1,085

The enrolled student population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 40.9% Hispanic or Latino, 22.8% White, 14.1% Black or African American, 6.63% Asian, 1.56% Two or More Races, 0.182% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.143% 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 Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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 2017, 524 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Graduate School and University Center. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are white (624 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (590 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is Registered Nursing (66 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (59 degrees) and Physical Sciences (59 degrees).

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 Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (84 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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Other managers (182,511 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (156,045 people), Postsecondary teachers (150,578 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (99,036 people), and Physicians (81,673 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), Language & Linguistics (84 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), and Communications (145 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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Surgeons, Sales managers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), Language & Linguistics (84 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), and Communications (145 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

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 Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (326,906 people), Elementary & secondary schools (300,001 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (149,602 people), Computer Systems Design (146,575 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (97,988 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (83 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (132 degrees), Language & Linguistics (84 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (20 degrees), and Communications (145 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 Graduate School and University Center.
Most Common
  1. 66 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 59 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 59 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Registered Nursing with 66 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 679
  2. 1,203

In 2017, 679 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, which is 0.564 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,203).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 48 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in Journalism, which is 0.8 times less than the 60 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 112 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in General Public Health, which is 3.03 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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
  1. White
    624 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    590 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    332 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white (624 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (590 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
    408 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    366 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white female (408 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (366 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at nearly $58.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $112k (0.192%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a total salary expenditure of $298M. CUNY Graduate School and University Center employs 152 Professors, 43 Associate professors, and 43 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Male Professors (90), Female Professors(62), and Female Associate professors (24).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are: Management, with 207 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 76 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$58.1M
2017 Endowment
10.2%
growth from 2016

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at about $58.1M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Graduate School and University Center grew 10.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $228M 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. $4.43M - Federal
  2. $3.67M - State
  3. $18.8M - Local

As of 2017, CUNY Graduate School and University Center received $4.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $3.67M from state grants and contracts, and $18.8M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$145M
2017 Salaries
4.68%
growth from 2016

In 2017, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a median of $145M in salaries, which represents 48.8% of their overall expenditure ($298M) and a 4.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.9% growth from 2015 and a 4.75% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.5M
Instructional Salaries
249
Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a total of $32.5M to 249 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $146M (22.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
152 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
207 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Professor with 152 employees; Associate professor with 43 employees; and Associate professor with 43 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Management with 207 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 76 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Male Professor with 90 employees, Female Professor with 62 employees, and Female Associate professor with 24 employees.

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

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