CUNY Lehman College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,930
2022 Average Net Price
$4,974
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.87%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
55.3%
22,455 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
13,015
58.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
53.7%
361 Graduates

About

CUNY Lehman College is a higher education institution located in Bronx County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at CUNY Lehman College were General Psychology (319 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (297 degrees), and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (217 degrees).

In 2022, 3,689 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Lehman College. 71.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (2,006 degrees), 2.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (982 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,930, which is $−17,066 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $6,930, which is $−17,066 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $4,974.

In 2022, 98% of undergraduate students attending CUNY Lehman College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 11% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,930
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College was $6,930. The cost of tuition at CUNY Lehman College is $−17,066 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$4,974
2022 Value
54.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 CUNY Lehman College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $4,974. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of CUNY Lehman College grew by 54.5%.

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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 Lehman College was of $17,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 6.75% 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

98%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
11%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

98% of undergraduate students at CUNY Lehman College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 28.9% with respect to 2021, when 76% 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.
1.87%
2019 Default Rate
36
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Lehman College was 1.87%, which represents 36 out of the 1930 total borrowers.

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Admissions

CUNY Lehman College received 22,455 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 11.5% annual growth. Out of those 22,455 applicants, 12,419 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.3% acceptance rate.

There were 13,015 students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in 2022.

CUNY Lehman College has an overall enrollment yield of 12%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
12,419
Accepted Out of 22,455

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Lehman College was 55.3% (12,419 admissions from 22,455 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 57.9%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 11.5%, while admissions grew by 6.56%..

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Enrollment

CUNY Lehman College had a total enrollment of 13,015 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 7,587 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,428. This means that 58.3% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55% Hispanic or Latino, 25.4% Black or African American, 7.6% White, 7.39% Asian, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (38.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (19.8%) and Black or African American Female (16.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (40.3%), followed by Black or African American Female (19.4%) and White Female (9.14%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

58.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Lehman College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,015 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Lehman College is 7,587 and the part-time enrollment is 5,428. This means that 58.3% of students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
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 Lehman College was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), CUNY Lehman College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    7,160 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    3,300 enrolled students
  3. White
    989 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at CUNY Lehman College is 55% Hispanic or Latino, 25.4% Black or African American, 7.6% White, 7.39% Asian, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.131% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,569 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Lehman College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (2,006 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (982 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College is General Psychology (319 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (297 degrees) and Hospital & Health Care Facilities Management (217 degrees).

In 2022,  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 (215 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (361 degrees), and English (88 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 Lehman College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,811,778 people), Secondary school teachers (558,017 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (454,578 people), Other managers (434,198 people), and Education administrators (382,286 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (215 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (361 degrees), English (88 degrees), Education (545 degrees), and Psychology (319 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 Lehman College are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (215 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (361 degrees), English (88 degrees), Education (545 degrees), and Psychology (319 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 Lehman College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,428,173 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (691,812 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (437,897 people), Legal services (381,742 people), and Individual & family services (335,550 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Lehman College are Public Administration and Social Service (215 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (361 degrees), English (88 degrees), Education (545 degrees), and Psychology (319 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 Lehman College.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 328 degrees awarded
  2. 324 degrees awarded
  3. 248 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Lehman College was General Business Administration & Management with 328 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,060
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,629
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,060 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College, which is 0.403 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,629).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 133 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.658 times less than the 202 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 270 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Lehman College in General Psychology, which is 5.51 times more than the 49 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
53%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% of students graduating from CUNY Lehman College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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.
Black or African American Female
Highest Graduation Rate (60.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at CUNY Lehman College is Female and Black or African American (60.5% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, 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.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    2,006 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    982 degrees awarded
  3. White
    335 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino (2,006 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (982 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. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,486 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    709 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    520 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at CUNY Lehman College is hispanic or latino female (1,486 degrees awarded). There were 2.1 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (709 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at nearly $35M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 388k (1.11%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, CUNY Lehman College had a total salary expenditure of 295M. CUNY Lehman College employs 101 Associate professors, 97 Professors and 93 Lecturers. Most academics at CUNY Lehman College are Female Associate professor (59), Female Lecturer (57), and Male Professor (54).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College are: Management, with 134 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 118 employees, and Service with 86 employees.

Endowment

$35M
2022 Endowment
8.43%
decline from 2021

CUNY Lehman College has an endowment valued at about $35M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Lehman College declined 8.43% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $11.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $9.11M - Federal
  2. $1.34M - State
  3. $5.44M - Local

As of 2022, CUNY Lehman College received $9.11M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.34M from state grants and contracts, and $5.44M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$127M
2022 Salaries
5.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, CUNY Lehman College paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($295M) and a 5.74% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$40.3M
Instructional Salaries
378
Number of Employees

In 2022, CUNY Lehman College paid a total of $40.3M to 378 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
101 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
134 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Associate professor with 101 employees, Professor with 97 employees, and Lecturer with 93 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College were Management with 134 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 118 employees, and Service with 86 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Lehman College was Female Associate professor with 59 employees, Female Lecturer with 57 employees, and Male Professor with 54 employees.

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