Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Flushing, NY

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology

Flushing, NY

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Stay close, go far with Vaughn College
Change can be a good thing—and good things can follow change. Are you thinking about transferring to a college that’s closer to home? Now is the perfect time to consider transferring to Vaughn College. If you’re looking for a local college that checks all the boxes, we make the process easy so you can focus on more important things—like your education. Here are just a few reasons why you should consider coming to Vaughn:
• Proven model for online learning
• Hybrid options available to fit your needs
• Ranked #1 in upward mobility
• Small classes where faculty know you
• 14:1 student-faculty ratio
• Ongoing career support services
• Pre-college prep programs

Located in New York City, Vaughn College is a private, nonprofit four-year college committed to providing students with the excellent education and skills needed to achieve professional success in engineering, technology, management, and aviation. Founded in 1932, the College (adjacent to LaGuardia Airport) is an institution where students experience personal attention as they progress through academic coursework that will land them in futureproof careers. The College offers master’s, bachelor’s and associate degree programs and fosters a culture of excellence in rigorous degree, professional, technical, and certification programs. Vaughn’s Aviation Training Institute prepares students for high-paying careers as certified airframe and power plant technicians in as little as 16 months. 

For the 12th year in a row, Vaughn’s curriculum, faculty, and academic reputation earned it a place on U.S. News & World Report’s list of the Best Regional Colleges in the North. More than 88% of Vaughn students are employed—75% in their field of study—or continuing their education within one year of graduation. In recent years, outside of a pandemic, Vaughn’s outcomes for students typically average more than 95% and have been 99%, 98% and 97% for the three prior years. And Vaughn’s small-college experience— with a 14:1 student-faculty ratio—ensures that students benefit from a personalized learning environment.

The institution serves many first-generation college students and is recognized by the US Department of Education as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. While many families are concerned about the affordability of a college education, Vaughn remains committed to providing its students with a private college experience at a highly competitive tuition rate. In a recent study conducted by the Equality of Opportunity Project and reported in The New York Times, Vaughn was ranked #1 in upward mobility nationwide among 2,137 colleges. 

Find out why Vaughn is the right choice for you
For more information, visit or call us at 1-866-6VAUGHN. We look forward to meeting you and supporting your pursuit of a college degree.


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One of only four ABET-approved Mechatronic Engineering programs in the US

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Ranked a Top College for Social Mobility | U.S. News & World Report


#1 in “Upward Mobility” | The Equality of Opportunity Project

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Ranked among the Top Regional Colleges in the North | U.S. News & World Report

Explore with the Virtual Tour

Seeing is believing. Our virtual tour will give you the opportunity to preview our campus and explore the air traffic control lab, engineering labs, flight simulators, residence hall, library, and more. With our futureproof programs and long list of advantages, there’s no reason to leave home. 

Graduate Success Rate

Did you know that 88% of our graduates are employed (75% in their chosen field) or continuing their education within one year? In recent years, outside of a pandemic, Vaughn’s outcomes for students typically average more than 95% and have been 99%, 98% and 97% for the three prior years. By transferring to Vaughn, you could be among the next generation of futureproof Vaughn graduates. We welcome students from all walks of life. You could be next. See how easy it is to make the switch.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “Vaughn’s professors teach you everything from the ground up. The curriculum is the perfect balance of lecture and lab. Everything you need to know is presented professionally and carefully so students have a full understanding of the material.”

    • Daniel Cianov ’21
  • “Vaughn College has connections that set it apart from other institutions—it’s one of its greatest assets. I’m grateful to everyone at Vaughn for helping me get to where I am today.”

    • Otha Ward ’19
  • “Living on campus is one of the best decisions I made in making the most of my experience at Vaughn. Just being here and experiencing college life is rewarding, knowing I’m working hard toward my dream.”

    • Alexa Rae Cruz ’23
  • “From the minute I saw the radar and tower control simulators, I knew Vaughn was the perfect college for me. It felt like home.”

    • Zarin Tasnim ’21