Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,880
6.25% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$34,758
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.755%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,187
80.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.5%
42 Graduates

About

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (152 degrees awarded), Airway Management & Operations (7 degrees), and Computer Graphics (1 degrees).

In 2022, 287 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. 14.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (80 degrees), 1.67 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $26,880, which is $14,916 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $26,880, which is $14,916 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $34,758.

In 2022, 76% of undergraduate students attending Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 51% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$26,880
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was $26,880. The cost of tuition at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is $14,916 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$34,758
2022 Value
8.07%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $34,758. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology grew by 8.07%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,140
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 $14,140 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,900. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

76%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
51%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 1.33% with respect to 2021, when 75% 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.
0.755%
2019 Default Rate
4
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was 0.755%, which represents 4 out of the 530 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 had a total enrollment of 1,187 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 954 students and the part-time enrollment is 233. This means that 80.4% 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 31.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.6% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 14.9% Asian, 2.44% Two or More Races, 1.01% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.674% 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 (27.4%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Black or African American Male (14.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Two or More Races Female (20%), followed by White Male (20%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

80.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,187 students. The full-time enrollment at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 954 and the part-time enrollment is 233. This means that 80.4% of students enrolled at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 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 79%. 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 (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    374 enrolled students
  2. White
    197 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    192 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 31.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.6% White, 16.2% Black or African American, 14.9% Asian, 2.44% Two or More Races, 1.01% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.674% 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 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% 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, 150 students (12.6%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 205 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 (80 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (48 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology (152 degrees awarded), followed by Airway Management & Operations (7 degrees) and Computer Graphics (1 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (92 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (153 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (18 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 Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Software developers (975,814 people), Other managers (414,260 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (386,963 people), Civil engineers (288,676 people), and Mechanical engineers (219,417 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in 2022 are Transportation (92 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (153 degrees), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), Engineering (21 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (92 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (153 degrees), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), Engineering (21 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (1,004,941 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (469,342 people), Construction (334,407 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (248,196 people), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services (199,100 people).

The most specialized majors at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Transportation (92 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (153 degrees), Engineering Technologies (18 degrees), Engineering (21 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (1 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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.

In 2021, the most common associates degree concentration at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology with 146 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

246
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
41
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 246 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, which is 6 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (41).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 139 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology, which is 9.93 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology in Airway Management & Operations, which is 0.26 times less than the 73 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

30%
100% Completion Time
41%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 30% 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, 41% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 43% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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 in 2022 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 (73.2%).

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, 9.52% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    80 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    48 degrees awarded
  3. White
    41 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino (80 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (48 degrees).

17.4% of degree recipients (50 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino Male
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Male
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is hispanic or latino male (66 degrees awarded). There were 1.61 times more hispanic or latino male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian male (41 degrees).

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Operations

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at nearly $6.07M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−67.8%) compared to the 0.527% average return (72.1k on 13.7M) across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

In 2022, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology had a total salary expenditure of 38.7M. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology employs 14 Assistant professors, 10 Associate professors and 8 Professors. Most academics at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are Male Assistant professor (11), Male Instructor (6), and Male Professor (6).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology are: Management, with 28 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees.

Endowment

$6.07M
2022 Endowment
12%
decline from 2021

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an endowment valued at about $6.07M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology declined 12% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $7.6M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$13.3M
2022 Salaries
0.705%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a median of $13.3M in salaries, which represents 34.2% of their overall expenditure ($38.7M) and a 0.705% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.21M
Instructional Salaries
38
Number of Employees

In 2022, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology paid a total of $3.21M to 38 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
14 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
28 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Assistant professor with 14 employees, Associate professor with 10 employees, and Professor with 8 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology were Management with 28 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 28 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Male Instructor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Male Instructor with 6 employees, and Male Professor with 6 employees.

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

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