CUNY York College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,530

3.16% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$4,429

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.56%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

44.5%

13,167 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

8,533

60.7% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

29.4%

273 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 (220 degrees awarded), Social Work (117 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (96 degrees).

In 2017, 1,184 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY York College. 71.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (476 degrees), 1.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (264 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,530, which is $-18,664 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,530, which is $-18,664 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,429.

In 2017, 54% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 8% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,530

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY York College was $6,530. The cost of tuition at CUNY York College is $-18,664 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$4,429

2017 Value

41.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 CUNY York College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,429. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CUNY York College grew by 41.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,713

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY York College was of $13,713 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 0.322% 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

54%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

8%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

54% of undergraduate students at CUNY York College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.57% with respect to 2016, when 56% 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.

5.56%

2016 Default Rate

29

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY York College was 5.56%, which represents 29 out of the 522 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 13,167 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.734% annual growth. Out of those 13,167 applicants, 5,855 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 44.5% acceptance rate.

There were 8,533 students enrolled at CUNY York College in 2017, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY York College has an overall enrollment yield of 19.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

44.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,855

Accepted Out of 13,167

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY York College was 44.5% (5,855 admissions from 13,167 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 41%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.734%, while admissions grew by 9.21%.

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SAT Scores

79%

Submission Percentage

899

Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY York College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY York College has a total enrollment of 8,533 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 5,182 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,351. This means that 60.7% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.7% Black or African American, 25.9% Hispanic or Latino, 25.3% Asian, 5.23% White, 1.44% Two or More Races, 0.902% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.738% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY York College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (23.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (17.7%) and Asian Female (15.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.1%), followed by Asian Female (23.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.5%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

60.7%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 8,533 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 5,182 and the part-time enrollment is 3,351. This means that 60.7% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%

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 CUNY York College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), 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

    3,132

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2,206

  3. Asian

    2,159

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College is 36.7% Black or African American, 25.9% Hispanic or Latino, 25.3% Asian, 5.23% White, 1.44% Two or More Races, 0.902% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.738% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% Hispanic or Latino.

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Graduates

In 2017, 508 more women than men received degrees from CUNY York College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY York College are black or african american (476 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (264 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY York College is General Psychology (220 degrees awarded), followed by Social Work (117 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (96 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 Psychology (220 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (117 degrees), and Communication Technologies (14 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 CUNY York College are Elementary & middle school teachers (261,630 people), Social workers, all other (254,613 people), Other managers (158,277 people), Postsecondary teachers (130,554 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (126,101 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Psychology (220 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (117 degrees), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), English (47 degrees), and Transportation (22 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 CUNY York College are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Psychology (220 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (117 degrees), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), English (47 degrees), and Transportation (22 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 (588,708 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (295,075 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (248,810 people), Individual & family services (208,818 people), and Outpatient care centers (180,143 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Psychology (220 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (117 degrees), Communication Technologies (14 degrees), English (47 degrees), and Transportation (22 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. 220 degrees awarded

  2. 117 degrees awarded

  3. 96 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY York College was General Psychology with 220 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 338

  2. 846

In 2017, 338 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College, which is 0.4 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (846).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 42 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College in General Psychology, which is 0.236 times less than the 178 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 178 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY York College in General Psychology, which is 4.24 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%

100% Completion Time

27%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from CUNY York College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 27% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% 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 (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY York College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (50% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    476 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    264 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    223 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY York College is black or african american (476 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (264 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

    351 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    192 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    158 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY York College is black or african american female (351 degrees awarded). There were 1.83 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (192 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at nearly $249k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $34.2k (13.7%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, CUNY York College had a total salary expenditure of $132M. CUNY York College employs 78 Associate professors, 46 Professors, and 43 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY York College are Male Associate professors (41), Female Associate professors(37), and Male Professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 86 employees, Service, with 69 employees, and Management with 65 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$249k

2017 Endowment

77.8%

decline from 2016

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at about $249k, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY York College declined 77.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $36.9M 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. $3.78M - Federal

  2. $13.1M - State

  3. $678k - Local

As of 2017, CUNY York College received $3.78M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.1M from state grants and contracts, and $678k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$67.3M

2017 Salaries

1.45%

growth from 2016

In 2017, CUNY York College paid a median of $67.3M in salaries, which represents 50.8% of their overall expenditure ($132M) and a 1.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 16.1% growth from 2015 and a 4.69% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.3M

Instructional Salaries

194

Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY York College paid a total of $18.3M to 194 employees working as instructors, which represents 27.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.02M (30.9%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

78 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

86 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY York College were Associate professor with 78 employees; Professor with 46 employees; and Professor with 43 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College were Office and Administrative Support with 86 employees; Service with 69 employees; and Management with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY York College was Male Associate professor with 41 employees, Female Associate professor with 37 employees, and Male Professor with 25 employees.

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