Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$23,750
4.44% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$31,242
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
5.8%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
1,502
81.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
51.5%
34 Graduates

About

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Airway Management & Operations (55 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering Technology (24 degrees), and Other Electrical Engineering Technology (11 degrees).

In 2017, 269 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. 14.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (90 degrees), 2.14 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $23,750, which is $10,860 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $23,750, which is $10,860 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $31,242.

In 2017, 69% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 51% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$23,750
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was $23,750. The cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $10,860 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,890).

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Average Net Price

$31,242
2017 Value
0.515%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $31,242. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew by 0.515%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,265
Room and Board
$1,600
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was of $13,265 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.59% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
51%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 15.9% with respect to 2016, when 82% 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.
5.8%
2016 Default Rate
32
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 5.8%, which represents 32 out of the 552 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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Enrollment

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has a total enrollment of 1,502 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 1,229 students and the part-time enrollment is 273. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.8% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% Black or African American, 12.7% White, 10.5% Asian, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.932% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.466% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Male (27.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (15.1%) and White Male (10.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Two or More Races Female (0%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (0%) and American Indian or Alaska Native Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

81.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,502 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 1,229 and the part-time enrollment is 273. This means that 81.8% of students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 45.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
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 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (64%), Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology 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
    493
  2. Black or African American
    275
  3. White
    191

The enrolled student population at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 32.8% Hispanic or Latino, 18.3% Black or African American, 12.7% White, 10.5% Asian, 1.93% Two or More Races, 0.932% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.466% 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 Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 46.1% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 254 students (16.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 193 fewer women than men received degrees from Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. The majority of degree recipients at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are hispanic or latino (90 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Airway Management & Operations (55 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering Technology (24 degrees) and Other Electrical Engineering Technology (11 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (68 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (141 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (44 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Software developers (767,284 people), Other managers (408,660 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (335,090 people), Civil engineers (235,981 people), and Mechanical engineers (185,547 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (68 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (141 degrees), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Engineering (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Personal financial advisors, Physicians, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (68 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (141 degrees), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Engineering (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Computer Systems Design (870,367 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (424,263 people), Construction (288,286 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (235,753 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (197,116 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (68 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (141 degrees), Engineering Technologies (44 degrees), Engineering (10 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (2 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 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.
Most Common
  1. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 24 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 11 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Airway Management & Operations with 55 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 231
  2. 38

In 2017, 231 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, which is 6.08 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (38).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 133 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology, which is 16.6 times more than the 8 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airway Management & Operations, which is 0.417 times less than the 48 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
56%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 28% of students graduating from Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 2.94% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    90 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino (90 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (42 degrees).

13% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    72 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    36 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino male (72 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (36 degrees).

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Operations

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $3.75M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.67M (71.1%), compared to the 1.44% average return ($144k on $10M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had a total salary expenditure of $37.9M. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology employs 12 Professors, 12 Assistant professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Male Professors (10), Male Assistant professors(7), and Male Associate professors (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are: Management, with 37 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$3.75M
2017 Endowment
7.95%
growth from 2016

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at about $3.75M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew 7.95% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.26M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates 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/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.39M - Federal
  2. $1.08M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received $1.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.08M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$13.1M
2017 Salaries
0.0325%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a median of $13.1M in salaries, which represents 34.6% of their overall expenditure ($37.9M) and a 0.0325% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.33% decline from 2015 and a 2.82% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 6.2M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.42M
Instructional Salaries
37
Number of Employees

In 2017, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a total of $3.42M to 37 employees working as instructors, which represents 26% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $916k (25.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges: Mixed Baccalaureate/Associates.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
12 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Professor with 12 employees; Assistant professor with 12 employees; and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Management with 37 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 7 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Male Professor with 10 employees, Male Assistant professor with 7 employees, and Male Associate professor with 6 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

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