COMMENCEMENT 2009 PROFILE OF GRADUATES

June 2, 2009 | York College

• 836 students graduated/graduating in academic year 2008-09
• 579 (69.3%) Females and 257 (30.7%) males
• Youngest graduate female 19, and oldest graduate Male 70
• 397 (47.5%) are black, 120 (14.4%) are Hispanics, and 74 (8.9%) are Asians
• 286 (34.2%) BA, 532(63.6%) BS, and 18 (2.2%) BSMS
• Top five cities where students come from are Brooklyn (19.7%), Jamaica (12.8%), Queens Village (3.5%), Bronx (3.5%), and Rosedale (3.2%)
• Top 5 countries of birth of graduates are USA (27.3%), Jamaica (10.5%) Guyana (10.3%) Haiti (4.4%) and Trinidad and Tobago (4.4%)
• Top five countries of citizenship are USA (42%), Jamaica (7.8%) Guyana (7.4%) Trinidad and Tobago (3.9%) and Haiti (2.9%)
• Top five native languages are English (57.4%) Spanish (11%) Bengali (3.2%) Creole (3.1%) and French (1.7%)
• Top five majors are Psychology (15%) Business Administration (14.4%) Accounting (10.9%) Social Work (7.4%) and Community Health Education (4.7%)