Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

  • 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 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is one of 6 community colleges within Queens County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Long Island Business Institute (2.9 miles away).

Top Placements

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty91 staff81 staff

Student Body

  • The student population of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology diversity score of 0.78 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment1,614 students1,701 students
Student:Teacher Ratio18:128:1
# Full-Time Students1,263 students1,163 students
# Part-Time Students351 students538 students
# Undergraduate Students1,261 students1,104 students
# Graduate Students2 students95 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Diversity Score0.780.69
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$53,600$35,200

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $21,642 is more than the state average of $16,236. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$21,642$16,236
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2016)94%92%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$22,625$13,006
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$9,500$5,549
Acceptance Rate75%70%
SAT Total Avg.997981
SAT Reading476476
SAT Math521505
ACT Composite (Year 2012)2121
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.