Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,300
3.43% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$39,340
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.69%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
1,634
84.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
43%
37 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 (64 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering Technology (22 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (19 degrees).

In 2019, 303 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. 13.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 86.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (96 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (56 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $25,300, which is $12,811 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $25,300, which is $12,811 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,340.

In 2019, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 55% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,300
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was $25,300. The cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $12,811 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($12,489).

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Average Net Price

$39,340
2019 Value
1.65%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,340. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew by 1.65%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,100
Room and Board
$1,900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was of $14,100 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. 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

78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
55%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 78% 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.
5.69%
2017 Default Rate
30
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 5.69%, which represents 30 out of the 527 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 1,634 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 1,375 students and the part-time enrollment is 259. This means that 84.1% 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 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% Black or African American, 11.9% Asian, 11.8% White, 1.29% Two or More Races, 0.979% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.551% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (28.4%), followed by Black or African American Male (14.4%) and White Male (11.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (25%), followed by White Male (25%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,634 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 1,375 and the part-time enrollment is 259. This means that 84.1% of students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 44.4% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

77%
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 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 77%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), 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
    558
  2. Black or African American
    274
  3. Asian
    194

The enrolled student population at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 34.1% Hispanic or Latino, 16.8% Black or African American, 11.9% Asian, 11.8% White, 1.29% Two or More Races, 0.979% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.551% 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 44% White, 26% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.8% 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, 261 students (16%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 221 fewer women than men received degrees from Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (56 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Airway Management & Operations (64 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering Technology (22 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (19 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 (91 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (151 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (37 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 (937,888 people), Other managers (387,249 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (363,848 people), Civil engineers (276,335 people), and Mechanical engineers (215,432 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (91 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (151 degrees), Engineering Technologies (37 degrees), Engineering (19 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 Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (91 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (151 degrees), Engineering Technologies (37 degrees), Engineering (19 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 (947,546 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (449,170 people), Construction (313,251 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (234,250 people), and Aircraft & parts manufacturing (183,753 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (91 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (151 degrees), Engineering Technologies (37 degrees), Engineering (19 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. 64 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 22 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Airway Management & Operations with 64 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

262
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
41
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 262 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, which is 6.39 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (41).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 139 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology, which is 11.6 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to women at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airway Management & Operations, which is 0.282 times less than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

36%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 36% 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, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, 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, 2.7% 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
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    56 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (56 degrees).

18.5% of degree recipients (56 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    79 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    37 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino male (79 degrees awarded). There were 2.14 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (37 degrees).

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Operations

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $4.29M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.12M (26.2%), compared to the 3.05% average return ($330k on $10.8M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had a total salary expenditure of $40.7M. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology employs 15 Assistant professors, 11 Professors, and 9 Associate professors. Most academics at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Male Assistant professors (10), Male Professors(8), and Male Associate professors (7).

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 27 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.29M
2019 Endowment
4.27%
growth from 2018

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at about $4.29M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew 4.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.54M 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. $2.92M - Federal
  2. $1.07M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received $2.92M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.07M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$14.2M
2019 Salaries
5.88%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a median of $14.2M in salaries, which represents 34.9% of their overall expenditure ($40.7M) and a 5.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.01% growth from 2017 and a 0.0325% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 9.89M (32.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.45M
Instructional Salaries
40
Number of Employees

In 2019, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a total of $3.45M to 40 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $2.99M (30.3%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
15 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Assistant professor with 15 employees; Professor with 11 employees; and Professor with 9 employees.

In 2019, 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 27 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, Male Professor with 8 employees, and Male Associate professor with 7 employees.

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

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