Metropolitan College of New York

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$18,330

2.52% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$20,943

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.42%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

91.3%

126 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

1,113

87.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

17.1%

7 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 Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (74 degrees awarded), Community Organization & Advocacy (58 degrees), and General Business (44 degrees).

In 2017, 485 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Metropolitan College of New York. 73.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (278 degrees), 2.84 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $18,330, which is $-2,403 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $18,330, which is $-2,403 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,943.

In 2017, 93% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 84% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$18,330

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Metropolitan College of New York was $18,330. The cost of tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $-2,403 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$20,943

2017 Value

1.71%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Metropolitan College of New York had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,943. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Metropolitan College of New York grew by 1.71%.

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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 2017. 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 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

93%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

93% of undergraduate students at Metropolitan College of New York received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.09% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.

4.42%

2016 Default Rate

34

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Metropolitan College of New York was 4.42%, which represents 34 out of the 769 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 126 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 50% annual decline. Out of those 126 applicants, 115 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 91.3% acceptance rate.

There were 1,113 students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Metropolitan College of New York has an overall enrollment yield of 86.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

91.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

115

Accepted Out of 126

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Metropolitan College of New York was 91.3% (115 admissions from 126 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 39.3%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -50%, while admissions grew by 16.2%.

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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 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Metropolitan College of New York has a total enrollment of 1,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York is 969 students and the part-time enrollment is 144. This means that 87.1% 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 56.2% Black or African American, 25.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.22% White, 3.14% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.719% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.27% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (41.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20.9%) and Black or African American Male (13.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (43.1%), followed by Black or African American Male (14.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,113 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York is 969 and the part-time enrollment is 144. This means that 87.1% of students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

47%

2017 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 47%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Metropolitan College of New York 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

    626

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    279

  3. White

    47

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan College of New York is 56.2% Black or African American, 25.1% Hispanic or Latino, 4.22% White, 3.14% Asian, 2.34% Two or More Races, 0.719% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.27% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 44 students (3.95%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 227 more women than men received degrees from Metropolitan College of New York. The majority of degree recipients at Metropolitan College of New York are black or african american (278 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Metropolitan College of New York is Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (74 degrees awarded), followed by Community Organization & Advocacy (58 degrees) and General Business (44 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 (108 degrees awarded), Business (271 degrees), and Health (86 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 (2,184,297 people), Registered nurses (1,448,104 people), Accountants & auditors (1,191,983 people), Other managers (878,582 people), and Financial managers (510,720 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees awarded), Business (271 degrees), Health (86 degrees), Education (16 degrees), and Social Sciences (4 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 Metropolitan College of New York are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees awarded), Business (271 degrees), Health (86 degrees), Education (16 degrees), and Social Sciences (4 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 (3,486,162 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,913,076 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (794,579 people), Banking & related activities (614,158 people), and Computer Systems Design (563,860 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (108 degrees awarded), Business (271 degrees), Health (86 degrees), Education (16 degrees), and Social Sciences (4 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. 74 degrees awarded

  2. 58 degrees awarded

  3. 44 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Metropolitan College of New York was Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management with 74 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 129

  2. 356

In 2017, 129 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York, which is 0.362 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (356).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 42 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.362 times less than the 116 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 116 degrees were awarded to women at Metropolitan College of New York in General Business Administration & Management, which is 2.76 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

35%

100% Completion Time

36%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 35% 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, 36% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (25%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Metropolitan College of New York is Male and Hispanic or Latino (25% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 14.3% of graduates (1 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

    278 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    98 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    39 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american (278 degrees awarded). There were 2.84 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (98 degrees).

8.04% of degree recipients (39 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    219 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    69 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    59 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american female (219 degrees awarded). There were 3.17 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (69 degrees).

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Operations

Metropolitan College of New York has an endowment valued at nearly $696k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $764k (110%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, Metropolitan College of New York had a total salary expenditure of $26.6M. Metropolitan College of New York employs 11 Professors, 7 Associate professors, and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Metropolitan College of New York are Male Professors (7), Male Associate professors(5), and Female Professors (4).

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 38 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 12 employees, and Management with 8 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$696k

2017 Endowment

0.00719%

growth from 2016

Metropolitan College of New York has an endowment valued at about $696k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Metropolitan College of New York grew 0.00719% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.4M 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. $0 - Federal

  2. $1.06M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Metropolitan College of New York received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.06M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$10.8M

2017 Salaries

6.35%

decline from 2016

In 2017, Metropolitan College of New York paid a median of $10.8M in salaries, which represents 40.6% of their overall expenditure ($26.6M) and a 6.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.784% growth from 2015 and a 6.06% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.65M

Instructional Salaries

21

Number of Employees

In 2017, Metropolitan College of New York paid a total of $1.65M to 21 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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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

38 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York were Professor with 11 employees; Associate professor with 7 employees; and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2017, 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 38 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees; and Management with 8 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York was Male Professor with 7 employees, Male Associate professor with 5 employees, and Female Professor with 4 employees.

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

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