Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

8601 23rd Ave, Flushing, United States
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Overview of Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

About this school

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, founded in 1932, is a private institution devoted exclusively to the field of aviation. Its six-acre campus is located at LaGuardia Airport.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,496
    • Men:1,300 (86.9%)
    • Women:196 (13.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
2
4
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
June 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Recommended
June 1
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for advising ACT: Used for advising

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
86-01 23rd Avenue
City, State, Zip
Flushing, NY  11369
Phone
(718) 429-6600 x118
Fax
(718) 429-0256
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$40
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
90% of 711 applicants were admitted
Women
97% of 39 applicants were admitted
Men
90% of 672 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
427 (66%) of 643 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
370 (61%) of 605 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
26%
3.00 - 3.24
25%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
9%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
469-552 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
66%
• Score 400 - 500
23%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
452-548 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
59%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
43%
• Score 18 - 23
57%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $24,877 (55.373280505720516%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,185 (31.574144148154744%)
  • Other Expences: - $2,160 (4.807906334861773%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,704 (8.244669011262966%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002665
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
256 (98.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
224 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
224 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
33 (14.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
70%
Average Award
$8,084
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 196 (87.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,424
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 175 (78.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,868
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 71 (31.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
18 (6.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,146

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,203 (94.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
993 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
993 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
157 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$8,245
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 885 (89.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,804
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 760 (76.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,138
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 387 (39.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
73 (5.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,948

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
75%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$32,014
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Academic Competitiveness Grants, National SMART Grants, TEACH Grants
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


35

Part-Time Faculty


154

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


10%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 34% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


Students Graduating Within 4 Years


36.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (9)


  • Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
  • Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering, General
  • Management Science
  • Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Transportation and materials moving, Engineering technologies, Engineering

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Aviation Management

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    219,342

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    6 acres

    Environment


    Urban environment

    Campus Size


    New York City

    Weather


    Temperature
    24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
    Rain
    119 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Airport
    1 mile(s) from campus in Flushing
    Nearest Bus Station
    10 mile(s) from campus in New York City
    Nearest Train Station
    5 mile(s) from campus in New York City

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    11% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    89%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Not offered

    Personal Counseling


    Offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    -
    Mascot
    Eagle
    School Colors
    Blue and gold

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Tennis

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Soccer
    Tennis

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, cross-country running, soccer, tennis

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology offers not Reported

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Mostly men

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,228

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,496
    Women
    196
    Men
    1,300

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 11.2% Asian
    • 19.3% Black/African-American
    • 34.7% Hispanic/Latino
    • 2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 1.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 13.4% White
    • 17.8% Unknown

    International Students


    5.3%

    Average Age


    24

    Number of Graduate Students


    5

    Student Resources

    Study resources