N/A

Acceptance Rate

$6,894

Avg.Financial Aid

002665

FAFSA Code

About Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,542

Website

www.vaughn.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Flushing, NY, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private university. In 1932, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology was founded. The university believes in imparting quality education and giving back to society. In the same light, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has a motto of "praescientia et praestantia". In addition to over 1,496 undergraduate students, VCAT also boasts of over 6 students in its postgraduate courses, taking the total enrollment to over 1,502. The school has an academic staff of 135+ who teach various courses to the students. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At VCAT around 34% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 17% are Black or African American, and 16% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity. Further, around 70% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 12% of the students are females and 88% are males. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has produced several well-known personalities in its 88 years of existence. The employment rate, after six years of graduation, is a good parameter to gauge the employability which in this case is 91%. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 30 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education), and MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education). $24 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology.

Location & Contact

Address

86-01 23rd Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7184296600
Fax: 7184290256
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. Usually, the rankings of colleges/universities by Forbes and US News are considered trustworthy by applicants and experts. However, Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications. Generally, the ranking of a college is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

No

The university takes in few each year. Moreover, admission to VCAT is easy. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $40. As a general rule, securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 86-01 23rd Avenue, Flushing, New York 11369, or call (718) 429-6600.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$38,702

Average Annual Cost

$24,460

Books And Supplies

$1,900

Other Fees

$800

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,100

Budget For Other Expenses

$7,200

Total One Year Cost

$48,460

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to VCAT are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $55,690. The average annual tuition cost ($26,150), books and supplies ($1,900), room and boarding ($14,180), and budget for other expenses ($13,500) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

73%

Male Professors

28%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

141 Graduates

Air Transportation

68 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

24 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

17 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

10 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

4 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

3 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

2 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,535

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

53%

Full-time

84%

Part-time

16%

Students Gender

Male

88%

US National: 44%

Female

12%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

13% White

15% Unknown

18% Black

34% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

11%

Out Of State

88%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,979 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 20% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

20%

Undergrads in College Housing

12%

Averege Housing Cost

$10,800/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,300/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,300/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Warrior

School Colors

burgundy and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NSCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

58

Total Female Athletes

12

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Tennis

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $14,180 per year for living on campus. The students at Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $3,300 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At VCAT, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 88% male and 12% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,000

$30,750

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$208 - 319

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,894

Students Receiving Federal Grants

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,762

Students Receiving State Aid

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,485

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,112

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,774

$30K - $48K

$6,607

$48K - $75K

$5,728

$75K - $110K

$3,917

> $110K

$4,458

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,393,153

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$3,740,751

The financial aid department of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $2,848, whereas the financial aid is $4,191. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,571, while the institutional aid is $4,191. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology amount to $5,393,153 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $3,740,751.

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