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 Plaza College (1.4 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.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt 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
Total Dormitory Capacity
200451
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
6%
% Hispanic
35%
19%
% Black
16%
17%
% White
24%
49%
% Hawaiian
7%
-
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Non Resident races
2%
4%
% Unknown races
7%
4%
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 Aid94%93%
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

Nearby Schools

  • The nearest community college to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is Plaza College (1.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 870 students | 1.40 Mi118-33 Queens Boulevard
    Forest Hills NY  11375
    (718)779-1430
    1.40870
  • 504 students | 2.40 Mi97-77 Queens Blvd
    Rego Park NY  11374
    (718)357-0500
    2.40504
  • 397 students | 2.60 Mi136-18 39th Avenue, Fifth Floor
    Flushing NY  11354
    (718)939-5100
    2.60397
  • 20,231 students | 3.20 Mi31-10 Thomson Ave
    Long Island City NY  11101
    (718)482-7200
    3.2020,231
  • 444 students | 4.00 Mi24 East 120th Street
    New York NY  10035
    (212)616-7200
    4.00444
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