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
This chart display total faculty of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and community college average number of faculty in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

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 decreased from 26:1 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
This chart display the total enrollment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and community college average number of enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:128:1
This chart display the student staff ratio of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and community college average student staff ratio of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Full-Time Students1,263 students1,163 students
This chart display the total number of Full-Time students enrollment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and average number of community college Full-Time students enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
# Part-Time Students351 students538 students
This chart display the total number of Part-Time students enrollment of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and average number of community college Part-Time students enrollment of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NY.
# Undergraduate Students1,261 students1,104 students
# Graduate Students2 students95 students
This chart display graduation rate breakdown of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology NY All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
-451
This chart display the dormitory capacity of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the community college average dormitory capacity of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percentage of Asian community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hispanic
35%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Black
16%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percentage of Black community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% White
24%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percentage of White community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Hawaiian
7%
-
% Two or more races
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Non Resident races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Unknown races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.780.69
This chart display the diversity score of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the community college average diversity score of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$53,600$35,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

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
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the private community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid94%92%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$22,625$13,006
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,549
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Acceptance Rate75%70%
This chart display the percent admitted of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the community college average percent admitted of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
SAT Total Avg.997981
SAT Reading476476
This chart display the SAT Reading score of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the community college average SAT Reading score of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
SAT Math521505
This chart display the SAT Math score of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology and the community college average SAT Math score of NY by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
ACT Composite (Year 2012)2121
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 397 students | 2.90 Mi136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor
    Flushing NY  11354
    (718) 939-5100
    2.90397
  • 504 students | 3.00 Mi97-77 Queens Blvd
    Rego Park NY  11374
    (718) 357-0500
    3.00504
  • 20,231 students | 3.10 Mi31-10 Thomson Ave
    Long Island City NY  11101
    (718) 482-7200
    3.1020,231
  • 444 students | 4.00 Mi24 East 120th Street
    New York NY  10035
    (212) 616-7200
    4.00444
  • 6,985 students | 4.20 Mi500 Grand Concourse
    Bronx NY  10451
    (718) 518-4444
    4.206,985
Recent Articles
Learn about mentoring programs at community colleges around the country and the benefits they offer to students.
Learn how community colleges and associate degrees can lead to high paying careers.
Learn what to expect in terms of classes and student life in your first semester of community college.
Did You Know?
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.