CUNY Lehman College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$3,913
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.58%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
47%
20,057 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
15,091
57.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
53.2%
351 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 (285 degrees awarded), General Psychology (268 degrees), and Sociology (250 degrees).

In 2020, 3,529 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Lehman College. 70.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,930 degrees), 2.07 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (933 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,930, which is $−15,600 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,930, which is $−15,600 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,913.

In 2020, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 16% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $−15,600 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$3,913
2020 Value
44.4%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 CUNY Lehman College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,913. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of CUNY Lehman College grew by 44.4%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,979
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Lehman College was of $14,979 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 4.63% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
16%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at CUNY Lehman College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10.6% with respect to 2019, when 66% 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.
5.58%
2018 Default Rate
106
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Lehman College was 5.58%, which represents 106 out of the 1898 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 20,057 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 1.5% annual growth. Out of those 20,057 applicants, 9,428 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 47% acceptance rate.

There were 15,091 students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in 2020, and 97% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Lehman College has an overall enrollment yield of 14.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

47%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
9,428
Accepted Out of 20,057

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Lehman College was 47% (9,428 admissions from 20,057 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 37.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 1.5%, while admissions grew by 26.3%.

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SAT Scores

97%
Submission Percentage
1,282
Scores Submitted

97% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Lehman College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Lehman College has a total enrollment of 15,091 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 8,665 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,426. This means that 57.4% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.1% Hispanic or Latino, 26.3% Black or African American, 7.69% White, 6.65% Asian, 1.26% Two or More Races, 0.146% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.8%) and Black or African American Female (16.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.7%), followed by Black or African American Female (16.5%) and White Female (13.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,091 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 8,665 and the part-time enrollment is 6,426. This means that 57.4% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2020 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 81%. 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
    8,321
  2. Black or African American
    3,971
  3. White
    1,161

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College is 55.1% Hispanic or Latino, 26.3% Black or African American, 7.69% White, 6.65% Asian, 1.26% Two or More Races, 0.146% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.113% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 1459 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Lehman College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (1,930 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (933 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College is General Business Administration & Management (285 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (268 degrees) and Sociology (250 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 (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (30 degrees), and Social Sciences (381 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 (1,524,032 people), Secondary school teachers (517,173 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (347,533 people), Education administrators (312,556 people), and Other managers (304,779 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (30 degrees), Social Sciences (381 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (29 degrees), and Education (485 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 Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (30 degrees), Social Sciences (381 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (29 degrees), and Education (485 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 (2,901,519 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (440,421 people), Legal services (272,941 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (230,018 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (229,924 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (217 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (30 degrees), Social Sciences (381 degrees), Cultural & Gender Studies (29 degrees), and Education (485 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. 285 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 268 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 250 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College was General Business Administration & Management with 285 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,035
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,494
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,035 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College, which is 0.415 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,494).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 132 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.68 times less than the 194 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 224 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Lehman College in General Psychology, which is 5.09 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

24%
100% Completion Time
49%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 24% of students graduating from CUNY Lehman College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 49% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Lehman College is Female and Asian (75% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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
    1,930 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    933 degrees awarded
  3. White
    310 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (1,930 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (933 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,418 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    641 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    512 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino female (1,418 degrees awarded). There were 2.21 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (641 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $329k (4.03%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, CUNY Lehman College had a total salary expenditure of $259M. CUNY Lehman College employs 114 Associate professors, 96 Assistant professors, and 95 Professors. Most academics at CUNY Lehman College are Female Associate professors (69), Male Professors(54), and Female Assistant professors (52).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 130 employees, Management, with 128 employees, and Service with 89 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.15M
2020 Endowment
7.41%
decline from 2019

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at about $8.15M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Lehman College declined 7.41% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.5M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.24M - Federal
  2. $22.1M - State
  3. $5.42M - Local

As of 2020, CUNY Lehman College received $9.24M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22.1M from state grants and contracts, and $5.42M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$123M
2020 Salaries
6.69%
growth from 2019

In 2020, CUNY Lehman College paid a median of $123M in salaries, which represents 47.4% of their overall expenditure ($259M) and a 6.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.67% growth from 2018 and a 2.41% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$37.6M
Instructional Salaries
372
Number of Employees

In 2020, CUNY Lehman College paid a total of $37.6M to 372 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
114 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
130 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Associate professor with 114 employees; Assistant professor with 96 employees; and Assistant professor with 95 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Office and Administrative Support with 130 employees; Management with 128 employees; and Service with 89 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College was Female Associate professor with 69 employees, Male Professor with 54 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 52 employees.

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