CUNY Graduate School and University Center

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2.97% growth from 2018
2017 Student Loan
4.67%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
8,503
48.2% 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 (150 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Sciences (65 degrees), and General Business (65 degrees).

In 2019, 2,154 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Graduate School and University Center. 65.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (837 degrees), 2.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (411 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,930, which is $−21,570 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,930, which is $−21,570 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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

In 2019, 30% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 14% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, 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 $−21,570 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

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2019 Value

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

30%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
14%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

30% of undergraduate students at CUNY Graduate School and University Center received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 30% 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.
4.67%
2017 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was 4.67%, which represents 28 out of the 599 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 8,503 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 4,096 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,407. This means that 48.2% 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 35.8% White, 19.9% Hispanic or Latino, 19.2% Black or African American, 10.3% Asian, 2.22% Two or More Races, 0.247% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.129% 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 (26.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (20.1%) and White Female (16.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.4%), followed by White Male (19.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

48.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,503 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 4,096 and the part-time enrollment is 4,407. This means that 48.2% of students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% 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. White
    3,046
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,692
  3. Black or African American
    1,630

The enrolled student population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 35.8% White, 19.9% Hispanic or Latino, 19.2% Black or African American, 10.3% Asian, 2.22% Two or More Races, 0.247% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.129% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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 2019, 652 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 (837 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (411 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is Registered Nursing (150 degrees awarded), followed by Liberal Arts & Sciences (65 degrees) and General Business (65 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 (78 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (149 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (77 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 (193,981 people), Postsecondary teachers (159,169 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (113,630 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (106,471 people), and Marketing managers (87,125 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (78 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (149 degrees), Language & Linguistics (77 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees), and Communications (129 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 Graduate School and University Center are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Dentists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (78 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (149 degrees), Language & Linguistics (77 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees), and Communications (129 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 (337,916 people), Elementary & secondary schools (301,970 people), Computer Systems Design (166,861 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (134,317 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (104,832 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (78 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (149 degrees), Language & Linguistics (77 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (26 degrees), and Communications (129 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. 150 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 65 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Registered Nursing with 150 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

751
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,403
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 751 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, which is 0.535 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,403).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 68 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.756 times less than the 90 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 123 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in Registered Nursing, which is 4.56 times more than the 27 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 (69.1%).

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
    837 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    411 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    385 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white (837 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (411 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
    500 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    337 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    295 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white female (500 degrees awarded). There were 1.48 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (337 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at nearly $95M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $815k (0.858%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a total salary expenditure of $409M. CUNY Graduate School and University Center employs 161 Professors, 47 Associate professors, and 24 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Male Professors (98), Female Professors(63), and Female Associate professors (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are: Management, with 238 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 121 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 96 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$95M
2019 Endowment
36.5%
growth from 2018

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at about $95M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Graduate School and University Center grew 36.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $216M 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. $11M - Federal
  2. $4.75M - State
  3. $24.6M - Local

As of 2019, CUNY Graduate School and University Center received $11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.75M from state grants and contracts, and $24.6M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$168M
2019 Salaries
8.07%
growth from 2018

In 2019, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a median of $168M in salaries, which represents 40.9% of their overall expenditure ($409M) and a 8.07% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.65% growth from 2017 and a 4.68% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$26.9M
Instructional Salaries
236
Number of Employees

In 2019, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a total of $26.9M to 236 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
161 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
238 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Professor with 161 employees; Associate professor with 47 employees; and Associate professor with 24 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Management with 238 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 121 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 96 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Male Professor with 98 employees, Female Professor with 63 employees, and Female Associate professor with 27 employees.

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

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