CUNY York College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2022 Average Net Price
$6,670
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.52%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
59.1%
16,112 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
6,446
59.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
33.3%
312 Graduates

About

CUNY York College is a higher education institution located in Queens County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at CUNY York College were General Health Services (255 degrees awarded), General Psychology (126 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (89 degrees).

In 2022, 1,383 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY York College. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (464 degrees), 1.36 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (342 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,930, which is $−21,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY York College is $6,930, which is $−21,400 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,670.

In 2022, 97% of undergraduate students attending CUNY York College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 6% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY York College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY York College is $−21,400 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$6,670
2022 Value
28.7%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CUNY York College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,670. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CUNY York College grew by 28.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,188
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY York College was of $17,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.37% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

97%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
6%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

97% of undergraduate students at CUNY York College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 56.5% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.52%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY York College was 1.52%, which represents 8 out of the 525 total borrowers.

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Admissions

CUNY York College received 16,112 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 16.3% annual growth. Out of those 16,112 applicants, 9,529 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.1% acceptance rate.

There were 6,446 students enrolled at CUNY York College in 2022.

CUNY York College has an overall enrollment yield of 8.15%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
9,529
Accepted Out of 16,112

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY York College was 59.1% (9,529 admissions from 16,112 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 67%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 16.3%, while admissions grew by 2.65%..

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Enrollment

CUNY York College had a total enrollment of 6,446 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 3,815 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,631. This means that 59.2% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 36.1% Black or African American, 24.5% Asian, 23.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.58% White, 2.59% Two or More Races, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.341% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY York College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (24.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (16.1%) and Asian Female (13.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (21.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (20.8%) and White Female (16.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY York College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,446 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY York College is 3,815 and the part-time enrollment is 2,631. This means that 59.2% of students enrolled at CUNY York College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY York College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), CUNY York College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,325 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    1,582 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,510 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY York College is 36.1% Black or African American, 24.5% Asian, 23.4% Hispanic or Latino, 8.58% White, 2.59% Two or More Races, 1.13% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.341% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 587 more women than men received degrees from CUNY York College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY York College is black or african american (464 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (342 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY York College is General Health Services (255 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (126 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (89 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY York College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (103 degrees), and Communication Technologies (13 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (366,907 people), Other managers (325,337 people), Social workers, all other (294,182 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (224,102 people), and Postsecondary teachers (152,362 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College in 2022 are Transportation (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (103 degrees), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), Psychology (126 degrees), and Social Sciences (100 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Transportation (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (103 degrees), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), Psychology (126 degrees), and Social Sciences (100 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Elementary & secondary schools (645,394 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (389,707 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (318,505 people), Legal services (300,367 people), and Individual & family services (278,441 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY York College are Transportation (48 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (103 degrees), Communication Technologies (13 degrees), Psychology (126 degrees), and Social Sciences (100 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY York College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 255 degrees awarded
  2. 126 degrees awarded
  3. 89 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY York College was General Health Services with 255 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

398
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
985
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 398 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College, which is 0.404 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (985).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 39 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College in Computer Science, which is 6.5 times more than the 6 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 218 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY York College in General Health Services, which is 5.89 times more than the 37 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

8%
100% Completion Time
32%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 8% of students graduating from CUNY York College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 32% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 36% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (90%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at CUNY York College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (90% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    464 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    342 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    316 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY York College is black or african american (464 degrees awarded). There were 1.36 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (342 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    334 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    263 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY York College is black or african american female (334 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (263 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at nearly $2.29M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 5.55k (0.242%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, CUNY York College had a total salary expenditure of 160M. CUNY York College employs 57 Professors, 54 Associate professors and 46 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY York College are Male Professor (30), Female Assistant professor (28), and Female Professor (27).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College are: Management, with 78 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, and Service with 57 employees.

Endowment

$2.29M
2022 Endowment
8.14%
decline from 2021

CUNY York College has an endowment valued at about $2.29M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY York College declined 8.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $47M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.66M - Federal
  2. $2.16M - State
  3. $476k - Local

As of 2022, CUNY York College received $2.66M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.16M from state grants and contracts, and $476k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$69.9M
2022 Salaries
5.08%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY York College paid a median of $69.9M in salaries, which represents 43.7% of their overall expenditure ($160M) and a 5.08% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.6M
Instructional Salaries
195
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY York College paid a total of $20.6M to 195 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
57 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
78 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY York College were Professor with 57 employees, Associate professor with 54 employees, and Assistant professor with 46 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY York College were Management with 78 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees, and Service with 57 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY York College was Male Professor with 30 employees, Female Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Female Professor with 27 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at CUNY York College.

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