SUNY College of Optometry

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2017 Enrolled Students

413

99.8% Full-Time

About

SUNY College of Optometry is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at SUNY College of Optometry were .

In 2017, 96 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at SUNY College of Optometry. 79.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 20.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (44 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (38 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College of Optometry is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at SUNY College of Optometry is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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

In N/A, N/A% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while N/A% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

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In N/A SUNY College of Optometry had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $N/A. Between N/A and N/A, the average net price of SUNY College of Optometry grew by N/A.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

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Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

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Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

N/A% of undergraduate students at SUNY College of Optometry received grants or loans in N/A. This represents a N/A of N/A with respect to N/A, when N/A% 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.

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2016 Default Rate

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Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at SUNY College of Optometry was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 74 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

SUNY College of Optometry has a total enrollment of 413 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College of Optometry is 412 students and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.8% of students enrolled at SUNY College of Optometry are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at SUNY College of Optometry, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.9% White, 38.7% Asian, 3.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 2.18% Black or African American, 0.242% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at SUNY College of Optometry in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A. Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31.8%), followed by Asian Female (26.9%) and Asian Male (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

99.8%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at SUNY College of Optometry, both undergraduate and graduate, is 413 students. The full-time enrollment at SUNY College of Optometry is 412 and the part-time enrollment is 1. This means that 99.8% of students enrolled at SUNY College of Optometry are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

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N/A 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 SUNY College of Optometry was N/A%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), SUNY College of Optometry 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

    177

  2. Asian

    160

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    15

The enrolled student population at SUNY College of Optometry is 42.9% White, 38.7% Asian, 3.63% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 2.18% Black or African American, 0.242% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0% 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 Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% 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, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 56 more women than men received degrees from SUNY College of Optometry. The majority of degree recipients at SUNY College of Optometry are white (44 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (38 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at SUNY College of Optometry is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at SUNY College of Optometry, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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 SUNY College of Optometry are Registered nurses (1,293,105 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College of Optometry are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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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 SUNY College of Optometry are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at SUNY College of Optometry are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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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 SUNY College of Optometry are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,404,787 people), Elementary & secondary schools (203,475 people), Outpatient care centers (190,696 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (124,020 people).

The most specialized majors at SUNY College of Optometry are Health (96 degrees awarded).

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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 SUNY College of Optometry.

Most Common

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In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at SUNY College of Optometry was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 20

  2. 76

In 2017, 20 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College of Optometry, which is 0.263 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (76).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 20 degrees were awarded to men at SUNY College of Optometry in Optometry, which is 0.29 times less than the 69 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 69 degrees were awarded to women at SUNY College of Optometry in Optometry, which is 3.45 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

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Highest Graduation Rate (N/A%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at SUNY College of Optometry is N/A and N/A (N/A% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, 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, N/A% of graduates (N/A students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    44 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    38 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at SUNY College of Optometry is white (44 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (38 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. White Female

    33 degrees awarded

  2. Asian Female

    32 degrees awarded

  3. White Male

    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at SUNY College of Optometry is white female (33 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (32 degrees).

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Operations

SUNY College of Optometry has an endowment valued at nearly $4.01M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $161k (4.03%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, SUNY College of Optometry had a total salary expenditure of $58.7M. SUNY College of Optometry employs 30 Assistant professors, 19 Associate professors, and 15 Professors. Most academics at SUNY College of Optometry are Female Assistant professors (22), Male Professors(13), and Female Associate professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College of Optometry are: Healthcare Practioners and Technical, with 56 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 55 employees, and Management with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$4.01M

2017 Endowment

11.6%

growth from 2016

SUNY College of Optometry has an endowment valued at about $4.01M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of SUNY College of Optometry grew 11.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $6.09M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $2.25M - Federal

  2. $303k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, SUNY College of Optometry received $2.25M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $303k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.4M

2017 Salaries

3.08%

growth from 2016

In 2017, SUNY College of Optometry paid a median of $23.4M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($58.7M) and a 3.08% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.89% decline from 2015 and a 4.5% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.55M

Instructional Salaries

66

Number of Employees

In 2017, SUNY College of Optometry paid a total of $7.55M to 66 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.33M (32.3%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Health Professions Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

30 Employees

Healthcare Practioners and Technical

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

56 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at SUNY College of Optometry were Assistant professor with 30 employees; Associate professor with 19 employees; and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at SUNY College of Optometry were Healthcare Practioners and Technical with 56 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees; and Management with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at SUNY College of Optometry was Female Assistant professor with 22 employees, Male Professor with 13 employees, and Female Associate professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at SUNY College of Optometry.

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