CUNY Graduate School and University Center

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
0% growth from 2019
2018 Student Loan
3.92%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
9,300
46.1% Full-Time

About

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Registered Nursing (170 degrees awarded), General Business (74 degrees), and General Psychology (58 degrees).

In 2020, 2,261 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Graduate School and University Center. 64.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (848 degrees), 1.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (434 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,930, which is $−21,633 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $6,930, which is $−21,633 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $N/A.

In 2020, 33% of undergraduate students attending CUNY Graduate School and University Center received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is $−21,633 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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Average Net Price

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2020 Value

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Financial Aid by Income Level

33%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

33% of undergraduate students at CUNY Graduate School and University Center received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 10% with respect to 2019, when 30% 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.
3.92%
2018 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was 3.92%, which represents 26 out of the 663 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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CUNY Graduate School and University Center has a total enrollment of 9,300 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 4,291 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,009. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.1% White, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, 18.5% Black or African American, 11% Asian, 2.41% Two or More Races, 0.204% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (27%), followed by Black or African American Female (22.7%) and White Female (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (27.3%), followed by White Male (19%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.18%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,300 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 4,291 and the part-time enrollment is 5,009. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are enrolled full-time compared with 76.5% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

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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 Graduate School and University Center was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (85%), CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,360
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,917
  3. Black or African American
    1,721

The enrolled student population at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is 36.1% White, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, 18.5% Black or African American, 11% Asian, 2.41% Two or More Races, 0.204% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.151% 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 Doctoral Universities is 50% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 639 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Graduate School and University Center. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white (848 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (434 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is Registered Nursing (170 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (74 degrees) and General Psychology (58 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (127 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (66 degrees).

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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Other managers (185,620 people), Postsecondary teachers (151,609 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (136,082 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (100,680 people), and Physicians (80,821 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (127 degrees), Language & Linguistics (66 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (28 degrees), and Communications (132 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 CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Aerospace engineers

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (127 degrees), Language & Linguistics (66 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (28 degrees), and Communications (132 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (323,515 people), Elementary & secondary schools (299,818 people), Computer Systems Design (151,864 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (145,874 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (100,151 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Cultural & Gender Studies (108 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (127 degrees), Language & Linguistics (66 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (28 degrees), and Communications (132 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 170 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 74 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 58 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Registered Nursing with 170 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

811
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,450
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 811 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center, which is 0.559 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,450).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 50 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.602 times less than the 83 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 139 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Graduate School and University Center in General Public Health, which is 2.96 times more than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    848 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    434 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    424 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white (848 degrees awarded). There were 1.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (434 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. White Female
    529 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    319 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    311 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY Graduate School and University Center is white female (529 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (319 degrees).

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CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at nearly $96.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $663k (0.686%), compared to the 3.43% average return ($10.5M on $307M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, CUNY Graduate School and University Center had a total salary expenditure of $408M. CUNY Graduate School and University Center employs 150 Professors, 50 Associate professors, and 25 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are Male Professors (86), Female Professors(64), and Female Associate professors (29).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center are: Management, with 240 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 126 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

Endowment

$96.7M
2020 Endowment
1.72%
growth from 2019

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has an endowment valued at about $96.7M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Graduate School and University Center grew 1.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $210M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral 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 Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $16M - Federal
  2. $5.76M - State
  3. $27.1M - Local

As of 2020, CUNY Graduate School and University Center received $16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.76M from state grants and contracts, and $27.1M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$188M
2020 Salaries
12.4%
growth from 2019

In 2020, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a median of $188M in salaries, which represents 46.1% of their overall expenditure ($408M) and a 12.4% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.07% growth from 2018 and a 6.65% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (42.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$27.3M
Instructional Salaries
230
Number of Employees

In 2020, CUNY Graduate School and University Center paid a total of $27.3M to 230 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $70.3M (29.6%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
150 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
240 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Professor with 150 employees; Associate professor with 50 employees; and Associate professor with 25 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center were Management with 240 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 126 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 94 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Graduate School and University Center was Male Professor with 86 employees, Female Professor with 64 employees, and Female Associate professor with 29 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at CUNY Graduate School and University Center.

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