CUNY Lehman College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2.97% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$2,709
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.88%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
37.8%
19,761 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
15,143
54.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
49%
262 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 (297 degrees awarded), Sociology (253 degrees), and General Psychology (235 degrees).

In 2019, 3,520 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Lehman College. 69.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,824 degrees), 1.88 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (969 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,930, which is $−15,096 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,930, which is $−15,096 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,709.

In 2019, 66% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 18% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $−15,096 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$2,709
2019 Value
21.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 CUNY Lehman College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,709. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of CUNY Lehman College grew by 21.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,316
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Lehman College was of $14,316 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 5.82% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

66%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
18%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

66% of undergraduate students at CUNY Lehman College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.76% with respect to 2018, when 63% 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.
5.88%
2017 Default Rate
109
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Lehman College was 5.88%, which represents 109 out of the 1855 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 19,761 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 25.2% annual growth. Out of those 19,761 applicants, 7,465 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 37.8% acceptance rate.

There were 15,143 students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in 2019, and 95% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Lehman College has an overall enrollment yield of 12.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

37.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
7,465
Accepted Out of 19,761

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Lehman College was 37.8% (7,465 admissions from 19,761 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 39.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 25.2%, while admissions grew by 19.2%.

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SAT Scores

95%
Submission Percentage
899
Scores Submitted

95% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Lehman College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Lehman College has a total enrollment of 15,143 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 8,264 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,879. This means that 54.6% 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, 27.2% Black or African American, 7.24% White, 6.32% Asian, 1.04% Two or More Races, 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.185% American Indian or Alaska Native.

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 (19.1%) and Black or African American Female (16.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (39.9%), followed by White Female (14.6%) and Black or African American Female (13.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

54.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,143 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 8,264 and the part-time enrollment is 6,879. This means that 54.6% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2019 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 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    8,339
  2. Black or African American
    4,121
  3. White
    1,096

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College is 55.1% Hispanic or Latino, 27.2% Black or African American, 7.24% White, 6.32% Asian, 1.04% Two or More Races, 0.198% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.185% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 1398 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 (1,824 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (969 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College is General Business Administration & Management (297 degrees awarded), followed by Sociology (253 degrees) and General Psychology (235 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 (216 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (36 degrees), and Social Sciences (402 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 Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (397,528 people), Other managers (293,531 people), Social workers, all other (223,587 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (192,869 people), and Postsecondary teachers (182,267 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (216 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (36 degrees), Social Sciences (402 degrees), English (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (216 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (36 degrees), Social Sciences (402 degrees), English (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 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 (526,137 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (399,293 people), Legal services (313,022 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (213,839 people), and Computer Systems Design (209,883 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (216 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (36 degrees), Social Sciences (402 degrees), English (88 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (23 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. 297 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 253 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 235 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College was General Business Administration & Management with 297 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,061
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,459
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,061 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College, which is 0.431 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,459).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 144 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.699 times less than the 206 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 213 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Lehman College in Sociology, which is 5.33 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

20%
100% Completion Time
46%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 20% of students graduating from CUNY Lehman College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 46% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 51% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Lehman College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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.

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
    1,824 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    969 degrees awarded
  3. White
    358 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (1,824 degrees awarded). There were 1.88 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (969 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. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,312 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    668 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    512 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino female (1,312 degrees awarded). There were 1.96 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (668 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at nearly $8.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $299k (3.4%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, CUNY Lehman College had a total salary expenditure of $245M. CUNY Lehman College employs 114 Associate professors, 100 Assistant professors, and 87 Professors. Most academics at CUNY Lehman College are Female Associate professors (67), Female Assistant professors(56), and Female Lecturers (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College are: Management, with 134 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 127 employees, and Service with 83 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.8M
2019 Endowment
7.56%
growth from 2018

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at about $8.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Lehman College grew 7.56% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $29.7M lower 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. $8.66M - Federal
  2. $22.6M - State
  3. $3.63M - Local

As of 2019, CUNY Lehman College received $8.66M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $22.6M from state grants and contracts, and $3.63M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$115M
2019 Salaries
4.67%
growth from 2018

In 2019, CUNY Lehman College paid a median of $115M in salaries, which represents 46.9% of their overall expenditure ($245M) and a 4.67% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.41% decline from 2017 and a 4.84% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$36.2M
Instructional Salaries
380
Number of Employees

In 2019, CUNY Lehman College paid a total of $36.2M to 380 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
114 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
134 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Associate professor with 114 employees; Assistant professor with 100 employees; and Assistant professor with 87 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Management with 134 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 127 employees; and Service with 83 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Lecturer

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College was Female Associate professor with 67 employees, Female Assistant professor with 56 employees, and Female Lecturer with 54 employees.

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