Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Tel: (718)429-6600
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a small, accredited degree-granting college–with a big commitment to student success. We recently added a $1 million, state-of-the-art flight simulator laboratory, invested another $300,000 in a new engineering laboratory and residence hall and are in the midst of a $20 million expansion of our academic and training facilities that will include a new library. The result: a state-of-the-art campus–with sweeping views of Manhattan–where you'll find a culture of excellence and rigorous degree, professional, technical and certification programs.
School Highlights
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology serves 1,614 students (78% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is one of 6 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Plaza College (1.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty91 staff85 staff
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 1,614 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment1,614 students1,688 students
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:127:1
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,263 students1,163 students
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students351 students525 students
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students1,261 students1,104 students
# Graduate Students2 students95 students
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Graduation BreakDown NY All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
200451
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
6%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
35%
19%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
16%
17%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Black (2007-2016)
% White
24%
48%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
7%
-
% Two or more races
2%
1%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
4%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
7%
5%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.780.70
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$53,600$35,300
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $21,642 is more than the state average of $16,254. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$21,642$16,254
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%92%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$22,625$13,747
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,868
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate75%70%
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Percent Admitted (2012-2016)
SAT Total Avg.997981
SAT Reading476476
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology SAT Reading (2012-2016)
SAT Math521505
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology SAT Math (2012-2016)
ACT Total Avg.2122
ACT Composite2122
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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