CUNY York College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$5,228
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.94%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
52.8%
15,522 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
7,784
65.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
31.6%
303 Graduates

About

CUNY York College is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY York College were General Psychology (169 degrees awarded), General Health Services (163 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (114 degrees).

In 2020, 1,266 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY York College. 68% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (480 degrees), 1.57 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (306 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,930, which is $−21,470 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,930, which is $−21,470 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $5,228.

In 2020, 63% of undergraduate students attending CUNY York College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 7% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at CUNY York College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY York College is $−21,470 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$5,228
2020 Value
27.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 CUNY York College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $5,228. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of CUNY York College grew by 27.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,577
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY York College was of $15,577 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 5.08% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
7%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

63% of undergraduate students at CUNY York College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 14.5% with respect to 2019, when 55% 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.
4.94%
2018 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY York College was 4.94%, which represents 24 out of the 486 total borrowers.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

CUNY York College received 15,522 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 6.08% annual growth. Out of those 15,522 applicants, 8,190 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.8% acceptance rate.

There were 7,784 students enrolled at CUNY York College in 2020, and 96% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY York College has an overall enrollment yield of 10.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

52.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
8,190
Accepted Out of 15,522

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY York College was 52.8% (8,190 admissions from 15,522 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 72.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 6.08%, while admissions declined by −23.2%.

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SAT Scores

96%
Submission Percentage
817
Scores Submitted

96% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY York College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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CUNY York College has a total enrollment of 7,784 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 5,081 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,703. This means that 65.3% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.3% Black or African American, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% Asian, 6.51% White, 2.92% Two or More Races, 1.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.411% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY York College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (24.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (19.6%) and Asian Female (14.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (22.7%), followed by White Female (20.8%) and Asian Female (18.2%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

65.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,784 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 5,081 and the part-time enrollment is 2,703. This means that 65.3% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
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 York College was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), CUNY York College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    2,822
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2,050
  3. Asian
    1,811

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College is 36.3% Black or African American, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, 23.3% Asian, 6.51% White, 2.92% Two or More Races, 1.1% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.411% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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In 2020, 456 more women than men received degrees from CUNY York College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY York College is black or african american (480 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (306 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY York College is General Psychology (169 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (163 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (114 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY York College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (29 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (95 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 York College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (343,884 people), Other managers (288,701 people), Social workers, all other (277,940 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (230,082 people), and Postsecondary teachers (146,533 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Communication Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (29 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (95 degrees), Psychology (169 degrees), and Social Sciences (92 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 York College are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Communication Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (29 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (95 degrees), Psychology (169 degrees), and Social Sciences (92 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 York College are Elementary & secondary schools (596,276 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (366,240 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (310,343 people), Legal services (281,839 people), and Individual & family services (271,823 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Communication Technologies (19 degrees awarded), Transportation (29 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (95 degrees), Psychology (169 degrees), and Social Sciences (92 degrees).

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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 York College.
Most Common
  1. 169 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 163 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 114 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY York College was General Psychology with 169 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

405
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
861
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 405 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College, which is 0.47 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (861).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 43 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College in Computer Science, which is 5.38 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 137 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY York College in General Psychology, which is 4.28 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 6% of students graduating from CUNY York College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY York College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, 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. Black or African American
    480 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    306 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    272 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY York College is black or african american (480 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (306 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. Black or African American Female
    350 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    191 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    181 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY York College is black or african american female (350 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (191 degrees).

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CUNY York College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.08M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $58.7k (2.82%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, CUNY York College had a total salary expenditure of $146M. CUNY York College employs 59 Associate professors, 52 Professors, and 50 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY York College are Female Associate professors (30), Male Associate professors(29), and Female Assistant professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 77 employees, Management, with 67 employees, and Service with 62 employees.

Endowment

$2.08M
2020 Endowment
3.88%
growth from 2019

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at about $2.08M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY York College grew 3.88% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.8M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.14M - Federal
  2. $14M - State
  3. $662k - Local

As of 2020, CUNY York College received $5.14M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $14M from state grants and contracts, and $662k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$71.2M
2020 Salaries
4.51%
growth from 2019

In 2020, CUNY York College paid a median of $71.2M in salaries, which represents 48.9% of their overall expenditure ($146M) and a 4.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.71% growth from 2018 and a 2.37% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.4M
Instructional Salaries
184
Number of Employees

In 2020, CUNY York College paid a total of $18.4M to 184 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
59 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
77 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY York College were Associate professor with 59 employees; Professor with 52 employees; and Professor with 50 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College were Office and Administrative Support with 77 employees; Management with 67 employees; and Service with 62 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY York College was Female Associate professor with 30 employees, Male Associate professor with 29 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at CUNY York College.

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