Vaughn College Of Aeronautics And Technology

Vaughn College Of Aeronautics And Technology

Vaughn College of Aeronautics And Technology is a four-year college located in New York. It was established in 1932 as the Casey Jones School of Aeronautics by George A. Vaughn, Jr., Lee D. Warrender and Casey Jones. It came to be known by its current name in 2004.

Vaughn College offers certificate, undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the fields of technology & engineering, management, and aviation. It maintains a separate Aviation Training Institute. The college also provides distance learning opportunities.

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology operates more than 10 clubs and organizations on campus, including the Caribbean Culture Club, the Tau Alpha Pi honor society, and the Women in Aviation International. Students in need of financial aid can apply for scholarships, loans, work study programs, and grants like the Vaughn College Financial Grants.

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Contacting Vaughn College

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing , NY 11369
General Phone: (718) 429-6600

Vaughn College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation105aviation operations
Mechanics and Repair75aircraft maintenance
Engineering Technician37civil engineering tech, electrical/electronic tech, mechanical engineering tech
Business and Management7business management
Computer Science and Engineering7computer graphics

Number of programs and degrees for Vaughn College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1176
Bachelor's degree1145
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01

Vaughn College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Vaughn College had a total enrollment of 1,068 students (1,019 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 18%
Black 21%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 11%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 11%
(Foreign Students) 3%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 20%
20-21 24%
22-24 24%
25-29 18%
30-34 5%
35-39 3%
40-49 6%
50-64 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York91%
(International Students)3%
New Jersey3%
Rhode Island1%

Vaughn College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 69 %
Part-Time 33 %

Vaughn College Room and Board (2007)

Vaughn College offers campus housing for 200 of its 1,019 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of New York, New York for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New York Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Vaughn College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,900
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,900
Room and board $ 10,130
Room charge $ 7,730
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,300
Books and supplies $ 1,320
Other expenses $ 5,750

Financial Aid:
Vaughn College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 266500)

Vaughn College Faculty

Vaughn College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track101
Non-tenured and not on tenure track10

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year11$78,8802*
Associate professoracademic year15$64,2482*
All faculty totalacademic year26$70,4384$72,419

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Vaughn College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Mechanics And Repair
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician

Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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Vaughn College Highlights

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What Sets Vaughn College Apart:

Male % of student body
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% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Vaughn College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Vaughn College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% of degrees in transportation
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Vaughn College % of degrees in transportation
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Vaughn College Number of students
Salaries of full-time faculty
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Top 14%Vaughn College Salaries of full-time faculty
Minority % of student body
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Vaughn College Minority % of student body
% of degrees in engineering technician
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Top 16%Vaughn College % of degrees in engineering technician
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%Vaughn College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Vaughn College Dorm rooms per full-time student

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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