Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Campus Description

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology has an excellent, longstanding reputation as an educational institution. We offer Bachelor's and Associate degree programs in engineering, engineering technology, management, and aviation, as well as a Master's degree in airport management. What sets Vaughn apart is its small size, exceptional internship and career placement rate, unique faculty and student interaction, and ideal location in the heart of the New York metropolitan area. Additionally, Vaughn College is committed to making education affordable for students. The College's reasonable tuition can be an important consideration in your decision-making process. In recent years, the opportunities generated by technology have crossed all segments of American industry. There is a high demand for jobs in electronics, engineering firms, computer software companies, fiber optics communication corporations, local, state, and federal government, defense and airport authorities, as well as major transportation companies. Accordingly, our distinguished alumni enjoy meaningful positions in varied fields, from airport management and engineering to manufacturing and electronics. They have built successful careers in organizations such as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), IBM and Xerox, Kodak, EBRAER, Cummings inc., the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ), United Technologies, Cessna Citation, Lockheed Martin, The Boeing Company and Sikorsky. The analytical, technical, and communications skills developed here by more than 5,000 Vaughn alumni make them integral parts of any corporate team, as well as lifelong students of the high-tech world in which we all live.

86-01 23rd Ave., Flushing, NY 11369

Toll-free 866.6VAUGHN or 718.429.6600 x118

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Degrees Offered

Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s, Certificate


Varsity Sports: Men's: basketball, soccer, baseball. Women's: basketball, tennis. Coed: track.
Intramural Sports: Men's: basketball, soccer, touch football. Coed: tennis.

Clubs and Activities

American Association of Airport Executives, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Circle K, Robotics Club, Student Government Association, Women in Aviation International, Society of Women Engineers, Veterans Club, Vaughn Air Traffic Control Organization, Gay-Straight Alliance.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 1,525 (Full-time: 1,059 men, 165 women; Part-time: 271 men, 30 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 11 (Full-time: 1 man, 0 women; Part-time: 8 men, 2 women)
SAT verbal range: 425 – 547
SAT math range: 465 – 574
ACT range: 19 – 24
55% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
45% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American19%29%
% Asian10%0%
% Hispanic / Latino34%42%
% White, Non-Hispanic14%29%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native1%0%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien4%0%
% Two or more races2%0%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity14%0%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$21,880 per year (flat rate), or $730 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room & Board:
$13,265 (double room with highest meal plan; plans vary)
Room Only:

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
fall- May 1; spring- November 1

Application Requirements

For associate degree- HS graduation or GED with HS transcript; 9th-year mathematics; 1 year science (physics or chemistry); interview advised. For bachelor's degree: HS graduation; 9th-, 10th-, and 11th-year mathematics; 3 years of science; SAT or ACT exam.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid:
Types of Non-Need Aid Awarded:
Academic Scholarships and Awards; ROTC; National Science Foundation; CSEMS