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Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Flushing, NY
University Website: www.vaughn.edu
Apply Online: www.vaughn.edu
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Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology (Formerly known as the College of Aeronautics, previously the Academy of Aeronautics and originally founded as the Casey Jones School of Aeronautics) is a private specialized Aviation and Engineering college located adjacent to LaGuardia Airport in East Elmhurst, Queens, New York, United States. It was founded in Newark, New Jersey in 1932, and moved to New York City in 1940. The college's most recent name change, to honor a founder, was on September 1, 2004.

It provides Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree and Master's degrees in Engineering, Technology, Aviation, and Management. The Aviation Training Institute at Vaughn offers the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant maintenance certificate. Vaughn is the only college in New York to offer the engineering program Mechatronics, developed at MIT. Mechatronics is a combination of several engineering types including Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering.

The institution is also designated by the FAA as a Collegiate Training Institute and offers a non-degree air traffic control program for those wishing to pursue a career in this field. The associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Avionics, 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 (B.S) degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology are accredited by the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). It is believed that Vaughn College has strong relations with aerospace industries like Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $18,000.00 avg tuition

86-01 23rd Avenue
Flushing, NY 11369
(718) 429-6600

Apply online Admissions:
Financial Aid:

Areas of Study:

  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians
  • Transportation And Materials Moving
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Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Applied 626
Admitted 521 83%
Enrolled total 314
Full Time: 300
Part Time 14
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 420 525
SAT Math 471 578
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 17 25
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 31%
6-year graduation rate 53%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Required
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $18,000.00 $18,000.00 $18,000.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $400.00 $400.00 $400.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $18,960.00 $18,960.00 $18,960.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $400.00 $400.00 $400.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $790.00 $790.00 $790.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
(with family)
Room and Board $11,900.00 $14,735.00 $5,160.00
Other Expenses $5,750.00 $10,394.00 $5,160.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $40.00
Graduate Application Fee $75.00
Books and Supplies $1,575.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 95%
Percent receiving grant aid 95%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,193.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 82%
Avg amount of student loan aid $3,014.00

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Business Administration and Management, General X X X
Computer Graphics X
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other X X
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician X X
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician X X
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations X X

Scholarships for Students in New York

Name Amount Deadline
Grace LeGendre Fellowship for Graduate Study $2,000 February 28, 2017
Milton Fisher Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity Up to $5,000 April 30, 2017
Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship $500 January 31, 2017
Christiansen-Roller-White Founders' Scholarship Up to $5,000 February 28, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017
First Time College Student Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017
Community College Graduate Scholarship Varies March 08, 2017

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