Metropolitan College of New York

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,338
2022 Average Net Price
$22,183
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.18%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
65.5%
113 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
632
72.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
38.5%
15 Graduates

About

Metropolitan College of New York is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Metropolitan College of New York were Public Administration (51 degrees awarded), Education of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs (47 degrees), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (26 degrees).

In 2022, 336 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Metropolitan College of New York. 75.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (186 degrees), 2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (93 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $19,338, which is $−4,658 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $19,338, which is $−4,658 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 $22,183.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Metropolitan College of New York received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,338
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Metropolitan College of New York was $19,338. The cost of tuition at Metropolitan College of New York is $−4,658 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$22,183
2022 Value
13.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Metropolitan College of New York had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,183. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Metropolitan College of New York grew by 13.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,200
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Metropolitan College of New York was of $11,200 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 16.7% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Metropolitan College of New York received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6.45% with respect to 2021, when 93% 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.
1.18%
2019 Default Rate
8
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Metropolitan College of New York was 1.18%, which represents 8 out of the 679 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

Metropolitan College of New York received 113 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 28.4% annual growth. Out of those 113 applicants, 74 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.5% acceptance rate.

There were 632 students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York in 2022.

Metropolitan College of New York has an overall enrollment yield of 41.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
74
Accepted Out of 113

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Metropolitan College of New York was 65.5% (74 admissions from 113 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 77.3%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 28.4%, while admissions grew by 8.82%..

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Enrollment

Metropolitan College of New York had a total enrollment of 632 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York is 456 students and the part-time enrollment is 176. This means that 72.2% of students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan College of New York, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.1% Black or African American, 28.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% White, 2.85% Asian, 2.69% Two or More Races, 0.475% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.316% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (26.8%) and Black or African American Male (13.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (44.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (14.2%) and Black or African American Male (11.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

72.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 632 students. The full-time enrollment at Metropolitan College of New York is 456 and the part-time enrollment is 176. This means that 72.2% of students enrolled at Metropolitan College of New York are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

31%
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 Metropolitan College of New York was 31%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Metropolitan College of New York 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
    348 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    179 enrolled students
  3. White
    24 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Metropolitan College of New York is 55.1% Black or African American, 28.3% Hispanic or Latino, 3.8% White, 2.85% Asian, 2.69% Two or More Races, 0.475% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.316% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8 students (1.27%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 174 more women than men received degrees from Metropolitan College of New York. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american (186 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (93 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Metropolitan College of New York is Public Administration (51 degrees awarded), followed by Education of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs (47 degrees) and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (26 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Metropolitan College of New York, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), and Education (47 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,750,489 people), Registered nurses (1,531,280 people), Accountants & auditors (1,072,711 people), Other managers (847,633 people), and Financial managers (522,664 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Business (105 degrees), and Health (34 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 Metropolitan College of New York are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Business (105 degrees), and Health (34 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 Metropolitan College of New York are Elementary & secondary schools (3,363,496 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,935,582 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (673,732 people), Computer Systems Design (567,401 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (561,455 people).

The most specialized majors at Metropolitan College of New York are Public Administration and Social Service (126 degrees awarded), Protective Services (23 degrees), Education (47 degrees), Business (105 degrees), and Health (34 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 Metropolitan College of New York.

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Metropolitan College of New York was Public Administration with 51 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

81
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
255
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York, which is 0.318 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (255).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York in Other Public Administration & Social Service Professions, which is 0.316 times less than the 57 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 57 degrees were awarded to men at Metropolitan College of New York in Other Public Administration & Social Service Professions, which is 3.17 times more than the 18 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

15%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 15% of students graduating from Metropolitan College of New York completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Metropolitan College of New York is Female and White (100% 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. Black or African American
    186 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    93 degrees awarded
  3. White
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american (186 degrees awarded). There were 2 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (93 degrees).

1.79% of degree recipients (6 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
    150 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    79 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Metropolitan College of New York is black or african american female (150 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (79 degrees).

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Operations

Metropolitan College of New York has an endowment valued at nearly $875k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 1.23M (141%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Metropolitan College of New York had a total salary expenditure of 26.3M. Metropolitan College of New York employs 8 Associate professors, 6 Professors and 3 Assistant professors. Most academics at Metropolitan College of New York are Male Associate professor (5), Male Professor (3), and Female Professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York are: Management, with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees.

Endowment

$875k
2022 Endowment
0.0402%
growth from 2021

Metropolitan College of New York has an endowment valued at about $875k, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Metropolitan College of New York grew 0.0402% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $45.7M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.94M
2022 Salaries
7.94%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Metropolitan College of New York paid a median of $8.94M in salaries, which represents 34% of their overall expenditure ($26.3M) and a 7.94% decline 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

$1.33M
Instructional Salaries
17
Number of Employees

In 2022, Metropolitan College of New York paid a total of $1.33M to 17 employees working as instructors, which represents 14.9% 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
8 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
21 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York were Associate professor with 8 employees, Professor with 6 employees, and Assistant professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York were Management with 21 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 17 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Metropolitan College of New York was Male Associate professor with 5 employees, Male Professor with 3 employees, and Female Professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Metropolitan College of New York.

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