FAQ - Admissions
There are about 1,000 students in the academic programs and about 500 students in the certificate program.
10 percent to 15 percent.
In general, bachelor of science (BS) degree applicants should have an SAT of 1050 (combined critical reading and math) or higher and GPA of 80 or higher. Our associate in applied sciences programs have an open admissions policy. The student must have high school diploma, GED or pass the Ability to Benefit exam. Although there are admissions requirements, the college evaluates everyone on an individual basis.
You need the following documents: application for admission, official copy of your high school transcript, diploma or GED with scores, official college transcripts (if applicable) and immunization records. A Class II medical is also a requirement for aircraft operations applicants only.
An interview with an admissions counselor is strongly recommended for all applicants. Both an admissions and financial aid interview are required for applicants who want to be considered for the aircraft operations degree program.
To apply, click here.
There's a non-refundable application fee of $40.
The college has rolling admissions, but we recommend getting your application as soon as possible. (March 1 is the preferred date to be eligible for scholarships)
To schedule a visit, click here or contact Admissions at 1.866.6VAUGHN, ext. 118.
Yes, advanced placement and transfer credits may be eligible for college credit. Students must receive a minimum of a 3 on the AP exam and a C or better for transfer credits. Each class is evaluated and accepted on approval of the Department Chairperson.
Students typically take 15-17 credits per semester.
A good estimate is $18,000 per year for tuition and $11,000 for room and board, for the 2011-2012 school year. For details, click here.
Yes. At Vaughn College, we work to assist to the fullest extent possible students who do not have sufficient resources to meet their college expenses. The amount of funds that students is eligible to receive are based on the total amount of funds available and the student's need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) form must be completed. For more information, click here.
Yes, scholarships are awarded based on academics and financial need.
Work-study is granted through the Financial Aid Office. There are other opportunities for part-time jobs on campus as well as off campus.
Yes, the college offers HEOP. Students must be New York State residents and qualify both academically and financially to be eligible.
95 percent of Vaughn graduates receive jobs or continue their education within one year of graduation.
A minimum score of 550 on the paper exam, 213 on the computer-based format or 80 on the Internet-based format is required for admission consideration. Students who fall below this range will be required to complete an intensive English language program.