• 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 1,442 students (82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,442 students
  • Private-state tuition: $21,642
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 217 teachers has grown by 138% over five years.
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Schools of engineering and technology
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
217 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology diversity score of 0.84 is more than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,442 students
1,442 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,176 students
869 students
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# Part-Time Students
266 students
511 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
161 students
428 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,174 students
869 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
2 students
25 students
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NY All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
264 students
642 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
2 students
42 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
200 students
408 students
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% Asian
11%
8%
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% Hispanic
32%
23%
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% Black
14%
17%
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% White
16%
43%
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% Hawaiian
3%
n/a
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
8%
4%
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% Unknown races
14%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.84
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
4.29%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.84%
1.55%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$53,600
$35,200
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $21,642 is more than the state average of $16,274. The private state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$21,642
$16,274
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
93%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$22,750
$13,841
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$9,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
75%
72%
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SAT Total Avg.
997
980
SAT Reading
476
475
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SAT Math
521
505
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SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite (Year 2012)
21
21
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology cost?

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology's private state tuition is approximately $21,642.

What is the acceptance rate of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology?

The acceptance rate of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is 75%, which is higher than the state average of 72%.

What is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology's ranking?

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology ranks among the top 20% of community college in New York for: Diversity in US community colleges and Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 1,442 students
  • Private-state tuition: $21,642
  • Acceptance Rate: 75%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Queens County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.77, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Queens County, NY is Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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