Fast Facts

Vaughn By the Numbers

 

LOCATION

  • Just minutes from Manhattan, Vaughn College is adjacent to LaGuardia Airport in Queens, New York.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

  • Master’s, bachelor’s and associate degree programs in engineering, technology, management and aviation.
  • Certificate programs in air traffic control, aircraft maintenance and aircraft dispatch.

2018 CLASS PROFILE

  • Total new student enrollment: 501
  • Average GPA: 85
  • Average SAT score: 1100 (critical reading and mathematics)

2018 STUDENT BODY

  • Fall Enrollment: 1542
  • Undergraduate: 1536 / Graduate: 6
  • Full-Time: 1310 / Part-time: 229
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 15:1
  • Male: 86 percent
  • Female: 12 percent
  • Unknown: 2 percent

2018 NEW STUDENT DIVERSITY

  • Black/African American: 19 percent
  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 0 percent
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 12 percent
  • Hispanic: 37 percent
  • White, non-Hispanic: 13 percent
  • Two or more races: 1 percent
  • Unknown: 14 percent
  • Alien/Non-Residence: 3 percent

2018-2019 TUITION (PER SEMESTER)

  • Full-Time Academic Students: $12,230 (12-18 credits) flat rate
  • Part-Time Academic Students: $815 per credit
  • Full-Time ATI Students: $8,635 flat rate
  • Part-Time ATI Students: $540 per credit

2018-2019 ROOM AND BOARD (PER SEMESTER)

  • Single in a two-person suite: $6,370
  • Double in a four-person suite: $5,400
  • Triple room suite: $4,735
  • Quadruple room suite: $4,570
  • Meal Plans: Range from $595 (continuing students only) to $1,650. Residential hall freshmen automatically receive the $1,200 meal plan.

ACCREDITATIONS

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267.284.5000.

The associate in applied science (AAS) in electronic engineering technology, the associate in applied science (AAS) degree in aeronautical engineering technology and the bachelor of science (BS) degree in electronic engineering technology, as well as the bachelor of science (BS) degree in mechanical engineering technology are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). This board is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education and by the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has also received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), located in Olathe, Kansas. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Airport Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Airport Management, Airline Management and General Management

Download the IACBE annual report

VISION STATEMENT

To change the world one student at a time with a transformational education that creates a lifetime of opportunity.

MISSION STATEMENT

To provide a dynamic learning environment built on our aeronautical heritage that inspires a diverse and committed community of students to achieve success as leaders in the industries we serve.

CORE VALUES

Demonstrate Integrity:  We pursue our mission following the highest standards of excellence, ethics and mutual trust, and expect everyone to be accountable for their decisions and actions.

Embrace Diversity:  By respecting diversity in all its dimensions, we foster a community that invites and is inclusive of everyone.

Practice Collaboration: Our culture is driven by a commitment to shared governance, teamwork, communication and collaboration within the institution and in partnership with outside entities.

Achieve Impact:  We are dedicated to providing students an educational experience that will transform their lives and to creating a learning environment for trustees, faculty and staff that nurtures a passion for student success.

Choose Courage: Leveraging our pioneering aeronautical heritage, we choose to be bold in our decision-making, challenge the status quo, and generate opportunity for future generations.