CUNY York College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,330

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,528

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.14%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

41%

13,071 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

8,360

61.7% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

30.3%

328 Graduates

About

CUNY York College is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY York College were General Psychology (201 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (94 degrees), and Social Work (84 degrees).

In 2016, 1,099 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY York College. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (464 degrees), 1.87 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,330, which is $-18,085 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,330, which is $-18,085 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,528.

In 2016, 56% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 12% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,330

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at CUNY York College was $6,330. The cost of tuition at CUNY York College is $-18,085 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$7,528

2016 Value

4.53%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 CUNY York College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,528. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of CUNY York College grew by 4.53%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,669

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY York College was of $13,669 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 0.848% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

56%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

12%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

56% of undergraduate students at CUNY York College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 1.75% with respect to 2015, when 57% 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.

6.14%

2015 Default Rate

35

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY York College was 6.14%, which represents 35 out of the 570 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

CUNY York College received 13,071 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 5.89% annual decline. Out of those 13,071 applicants, 5,361 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 41% acceptance rate.

There were 8,360 students enrolled at CUNY York College in 2016, and 88% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY York College has an overall enrollment yield of 18.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

41%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

5,361

Accepted Out of 13,071

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY York College was 41% (5,361 admissions from 13,071 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 40.5%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -5.89%, while admissions declined by -4.69%.

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SAT Scores

88%

Submission Percentage

856

Scores Submitted

88% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY York College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY York College has a total enrollment of 8,360 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 5,161 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,199. This means that 61.7% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.3% Black or African American, 29.8% Hispanic or Latino, 22.5% Asian, 5.69% White, 1% Two or More Races, 0.933% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.885% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY York College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (24.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.2%) and Asian Female (15.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (32.6%), followed by Asian Female (16.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,360 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 5,161 and the part-time enrollment is 3,199. This means that 61.7% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2016 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 CUNY York College was 73%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (74%), CUNY York College 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

    2,947

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,493

  3. Asian

    1,878

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College is 35.3% Black or African American, 29.8% Hispanic or Latino, 22.5% Asian, 5.69% White, 1% Two or More Races, 0.933% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.885% 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 Baccalaureate Colleges is 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2016, 467 more women than men received degrees from CUNY York College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY York College are black or african american (464 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY York College is General Psychology (201 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (94 degrees) and Social Work (84 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY York College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (201 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (84 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 CUNY York College are Social workers (308,058 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (289,894 people), Counselors (211,434 people), Miscellaneous managers (200,267 people), and Postsecondary teachers (170,505 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (201 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (84 degrees), English (38 degrees), and Math & Statistics (20 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 York College are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Financial analysts, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (201 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (84 degrees), English (38 degrees), and Math & Statistics (20 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 CUNY York College are Elementary & secondary schools (644,359 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (348,951 people), Hospitals (270,910 people), Individual & family services (225,589 people), and Outpatient care centers (168,795 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Communication Technologies (21 degrees awarded), Psychology (201 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (84 degrees), English (38 degrees), and Math & Statistics (20 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 CUNY York College.

Most Common

  1. 201 degrees awarded

  2. 94 degrees awarded

  3. 84 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY York College was General Psychology with 201 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 316

  2. 783

In 2016, 316 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College, which is 0.404 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (783).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 39 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College in General Psychology, which is 0.241 times less than the 162 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 162 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY York College in General Psychology, which is 4.15 times more than the 39 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%

100% Completion Time

29%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 8% of students graduating from CUNY York College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 34% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY York College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (60% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

    464 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    248 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    207 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY York College is black or african american (464 degrees awarded). There were 1.87 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (248 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. Black or African American Female

    337 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    190 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    127 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY York College is black or african american female (337 degrees awarded). There were 1.77 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (190 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.14M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.17k (0.366%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, CUNY York College had a total expenditure of $120M. Of that $120M, they spent $57.2M on salaries and $120M on benefits.

CUNY York College employs 75 Associate professors, 45 Professors, and 45 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY York College are Male Associate professors (38), Female Associate professors(37), and Male Assistant professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 91 employees, Service, with 78 employees, and Management with 63 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.14M

2015 Endowment

1.23%

decline from 2014

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at about $1.14M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY York College declined 1.23% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $32.5M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate 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 Colleges: Diverse Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.94M - Federal

  2. $18M - State

  3. $792k - Local

As of 2015, CUNY York College received $2.94M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $18M from state grants and contracts, and $792k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$57.2M

Salary Expenditure

$120M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, CUNY York College had a total expenditure of $120M. Of that $120M, they spent $57.2M on salaries and $120M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$57.2M

2015 Salaries

4.69%

growth from 2014

In 2015, CUNY York College paid a median of $57.2M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($120M) and a 4.69% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0246% growth from 2013 and a 0.397% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$17M

Instructional Salaries

202

Number of Employees

In 2015, CUNY York College paid a total of $17M to 202 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

75 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

91 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY York College were Associate professor with 75 employees; Professor with 45 employees; and Professor with 45 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College were Office and Administrative Support with 91 employees; Service with 78 employees; and Management with 63 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY York College was Male Associate professor with 38 employees, Female Associate professor with 37 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at CUNY York College.

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