Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology is a private institution that was founded in 1932. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,540, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 6 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology’s ranking in the 2018 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges North, 8. Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology (formerly known as the College of Aeronautics, previously the Academy of Aeronautics and 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.