Metropolitan College of New York

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$18,978
2.01% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$14,687
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.67%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
32.2%
152 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
980
86.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
24.2%
8 Graduates

About

Metropolitan College of New York is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Metropolitan College of New York were Community Organization & Advocacy (64 degrees awarded), Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (57 degrees), and General Business (33 degrees).

In 2019, 422 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Metropolitan College of New York. 76.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (246 degrees), 2.41 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (102 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $18,978, which is $−3,048 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $18,978, which is $−3,048 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 $14,687.

In 2019, 87% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 77% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,978
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Metropolitan College of New York was $18,978. The cost of tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $−3,048 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$14,687
2019 Value
27.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Metropolitan College of New York had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,687. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Metropolitan College of New York grew by 27.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,600
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Metropolitan College of New York was of $9,600 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board did not change 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

87%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Metropolitan College of New York received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 10.1% with respect to 2018, when 79% 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.
5.67%
2017 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Metropolitan College of New York was 5.67%, which represents 40 out of the 706 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

Metropolitan College of New York received 152 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 167% annual growth. Out of those 152 applicants, 49 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 32.2% acceptance rate.

There were 980 students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Metropolitan College of New York has an overall enrollment yield of 61.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

32.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
49
Accepted Out of 152

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Metropolitan College of New York was 32.2% (49 admissions from 152 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 78.9%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 167%, while admissions grew by 8.89%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Metropolitan College of New York in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Metropolitan College of New York has a total enrollment of 980 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York is 847 students and the part-time enrollment is 133. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan College of New York, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56% Black or African American, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 6.12% White, 3.16% Two or More Races, 2.55% Asian, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (43.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.7%) and Black or African American Male (14.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (39.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (16.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York, both undergraduate and graduate, is 980 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York is 847 and the part-time enrollment is 133. This means that 86.4% of students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
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 Metropolitan College of New York was 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), Metropolitan College of New York had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    549
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    243
  3. White
    60

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan College of New York is 56% Black or African American, 24.8% Hispanic or Latino, 6.12% White, 3.16% Two or More Races, 2.55% Asian, 0.306% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.204% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 21 students (2.14%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 226 more women than men received degrees from Metropolitan College of New York. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american (246 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (102 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Metropolitan College of New York is Community Organization & Advocacy (64 degrees awarded), followed by Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (57 degrees) and General Business (33 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Metropolitan College of New York, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees awarded), Business (202 degrees), and Health (89 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 Metropolitan College of New York are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,691,545 people), Registered nurses (1,510,395 people), Accountants & auditors (1,067,926 people), Other managers (990,784 people), and Secondary school teachers (601,795 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees awarded), Business (202 degrees), Health (89 degrees), Education (14 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 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 Metropolitan College of New York are Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees awarded), Business (202 degrees), Health (89 degrees), Education (14 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 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 Metropolitan College of New York are Elementary & secondary schools (3,488,563 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,913,360 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (819,379 people), Computer Systems Design (643,393 people), and Banking & related activities (600,335 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (116 degrees awarded), Business (202 degrees), Health (89 degrees), Education (14 degrees), and Social Sciences (1 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 Metropolitan College of New York.
Most Common
  1. 64 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 33 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Metropolitan College of New York was Community Organization & Advocacy with 64 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

98
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
324
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York, which is 0.302 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (324).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 26 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.302 times less than the 86 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 86 degrees were awarded to women at Metropolitan College of New York in General Business Administration & Management, which is 3.31 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

11%
100% Completion Time
15%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 11% of students graduating from Metropolitan College of New York completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 15% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 15% 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.
Black or African American Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Metropolitan College of New York is Male and Black or African American (33.3% 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. Black or African American
    246 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    102 degrees awarded
  3. White
    21 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american (246 degrees awarded). There were 2.41 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (102 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    197 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    83 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    49 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american female (197 degrees awarded). There were 2.37 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (83 degrees).

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Operations

Metropolitan College of New York has an endowment valued at nearly $696k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNk (−54.8%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Metropolitan College of New York had a total salary expenditure of $28.3M. Metropolitan College of New York employs 11 Professors, 8 Associate professors, and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Metropolitan College of New York are Male Professors (6), Female Professors(5), and Male Associate professors (5).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 34 employees, Management, with 10 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$696k
2019 Endowment
0%
growth from 2018

Metropolitan College of New York has an endowment valued at about $696k, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Metropolitan College of New York stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $37.8M 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. $1.35M - Federal
  2. $782k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Metropolitan College of New York received $1.35M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $782k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.9M
2019 Salaries
3.49%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Metropolitan College of New York paid a median of $10.9M in salaries, which represents 38.7% of their overall expenditure ($28.3M) and a 3.49% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.39% decline from 2017 and a 6.35% decline from 2016.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$1.83M
Instructional Salaries
20
Number of Employees

In 2019, Metropolitan College of New York paid a total of $1.83M to 20 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.7% 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

Professor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
34 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York were Professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 8 employees; and Associate professor with 1 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 34 employees; Management with 10 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York was Male Professor with 6 employees, Female Professor with 5 employees, and Male Associate professor with 5 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Metropolitan College of New York.

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