CUNY Lehman College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,530
3.16% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$2,939
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
5.62%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
35%
15,138 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
14,130
52.7% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
45.6%
277 Graduates

About

CUNY Lehman College is a higher education institution located in Bronx County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Lehman College were General Business Administration & Management (235 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (196 degrees), and Sociology (195 degrees).

In 2017, 2,889 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Lehman College. 69% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 31% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were hispanic or latino (1,381 degrees), 1.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (841 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,530, which is $-14,203 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,530, which is $-14,203 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $2,939.

In 2017, 59% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 21% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,530
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College was $6,530. The cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $-14,203 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$2,939
2017 Value
52.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 CUNY Lehman College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $2,939. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of CUNY Lehman College grew by 52.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,378
Room and Board
$1,364
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Lehman College was of $13,378 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.77% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
21%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

59% of undergraduate students at CUNY Lehman College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.67% with respect to 2016, when 60% 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.
5.62%
2016 Default Rate
102
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Lehman College was 5.62%, which represents 102 out of the 1816 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

CUNY Lehman College received 15,138 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 5.73% annual growth. Out of those 15,138 applicants, 5,298 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 35% acceptance rate.

There were 14,130 students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in 2017, and 77% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Lehman College has an overall enrollment yield of 17.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

35%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
5,298
Accepted Out of 15,138

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Lehman College was 35% (5,298 admissions from 15,138 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 32.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 5.73%, while admissions grew by 13.9%.

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SAT Scores

77%
Submission Percentage
727
Scores Submitted

77% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Lehman College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Lehman College has a total enrollment of 14,130 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 7,443 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,687. This means that 52.7% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.6% Hispanic or Latino, 26.9% Black or African American, 8.27% White, 6.25% Asian, 0.906% Two or More Races, 0.184% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.177% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (40%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (18.9%) and Black or African American Female (16.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (37.4%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.4%) and White Female (16.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

52.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,130 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 7,443 and the part-time enrollment is 6,687. This means that 52.7% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2017 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 Lehman College was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), CUNY Lehman College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    7,717
  2. Black or African American
    3,805
  3. White
    1,168

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College is 54.6% Hispanic or Latino, 26.9% Black or African American, 8.27% White, 6.25% Asian, 0.906% Two or More Races, 0.184% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.177% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1095 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Lehman College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Lehman College are hispanic or latino (1,381 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (841 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College is General Business Administration & Management (235 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (196 degrees) and Sociology (195 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Lehman College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (228 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees), and Social Sciences (300 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,060,749 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (382,330 people), Secondary school teachers (358,146 people), Education administrators (330,835 people), and Other managers (317,006 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (228 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees), Social Sciences (300 degrees), English (79 degrees), and Education (351 degrees).

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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 Lehman College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (228 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees), Social Sciences (300 degrees), English (79 degrees), and Education (351 degrees).

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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 Lehman College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,100,926 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (518,308 people), Legal services (326,539 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (274,230 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (232,340 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (228 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (25 degrees), Social Sciences (300 degrees), English (79 degrees), and Education (351 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY Lehman College.
Most Common
  1. 235 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 196 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 195 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College was General Business Administration & Management with 235 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 897
  2. 1,992

In 2017, 897 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College, which is 0.45 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,992).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 120 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.789 times less than the 152 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 179 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Lehman College in Social Work, which is 3.65 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
38%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 15% of students graduating from CUNY Lehman College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 38% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (62.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Lehman College is Female and Asian (62.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,381 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    841 degrees awarded
  3. White
    350 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (1,381 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (841 degrees).

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

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    982 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    572 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    399 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino female (982 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (572 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at nearly $7.76M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $76.1k (0.982%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, CUNY Lehman College had a total salary expenditure of $226M. CUNY Lehman College employs 117 Associate professors, 97 Assistant professors, and 83 Professors. Most academics at CUNY Lehman College are Female Associate professors (63), Female Assistant professors(59), and Male Associate professors (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 127 employees, Management, with 123 employees, and Service with 104 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.76M
2017 Endowment
8.23%
growth from 2016

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at about $7.76M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Lehman College grew 8.23% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $25.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.85M - Federal
  2. $18.1M - State
  3. $2.57M - Local

As of 2017, CUNY Lehman College received $9.85M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $18.1M from state grants and contracts, and $2.57M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$112M
2017 Salaries
4.84%
growth from 2016

In 2017, CUNY Lehman College paid a median of $112M in salaries, which represents 49.9% of their overall expenditure ($226M) and a 4.84% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 13.6% growth from 2015 and a 4.3% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34.9M
Instructional Salaries
362
Number of Employees

In 2017, CUNY Lehman College paid a total of $34.9M to 362 employees working as instructors, which represents 31% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
117 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
127 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Associate professor with 117 employees; Assistant professor with 97 employees; and Assistant professor with 83 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Office and Administrative Support with 127 employees; Management with 123 employees; and Service with 104 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College was Female Associate professor with 63 employees, Female Assistant professor with 59 employees, and Male Associate professor with 54 employees.

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