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Tuition & Fees

$6,480

$13,290

not including room and board

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Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,572
Declined + 21,136
Total Received 30,708
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undergraduateRatios

35%

65%

male

female

1  :  14

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. English
  3. Economics
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School Facts

Hunter College, founded in 1870, is a public institution. Its three-block campus is located in New York City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 23,019
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Codes

SAT 2301

Social Networks

Public

16,689

undergraduate students

6,330

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
26%
500-599
53%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
40%
500-599
46%
400-499
3%
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New York, NY

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New York, NY

Main campus of three city blocks in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,337,000); branch campuses at other locations in Manhattan. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation between main campus and Brookdale campus in Manhattan. Public transportation serves campus.

CUNY — Hunter College
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
4%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
4%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
26%
500-599
53%
400-499
11%
300-399
1%
700-800
11%
600-699
40%
500-599
46%
400-499
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
March 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Very Selective

31%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,572
Declined + 21,136
Total Received 30,708

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Lori Janowski
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 212 772-4490
F: 212 650-3472
admissions@hunter.cuny.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $23,893,847
State $16,286,093
Institutional $2,337,794
Other external
Total $42,517,734

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,785,024
Other external $2,402,250
Total $4,187,274

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
fencing
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference (Division III), North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association (Division III)
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
purple
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence Education
Adolescence Education/Dance Education
Adult Health Nursing
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Africana/Puerto Rican/Latino Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Art
Bilingual Education
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences
Biology Education
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Childhood Education
Chinese Language/Literature
Classical Studies
Classics
Communication Sciences
Communications
Community Health Education
Community/Public Health Nursing
Community/Public Health Nursing/Urban Public Health
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Counseling
Dance
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Education
Economics
Education
English
English Education
English Language Arts
Environmental/Occupational Health Sciences
Film/Media Studies
French
French Education
Generic Pathway
Geography
German
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Greek
Health Sciences
Hebrew
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian
Italian Education
Jewish Social Studies
Latin
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Latin Education
Latin/Greek
Literacy
Maternal/Child Nursing
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Statistics
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nutrition/Food Science
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Education
Playwriting
Political Science
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing
Psychology
R.N. Pathway
Religion
Romance Languages
Russian Area Studies
Russian/Slavic Studies
School Administration/Supervision
Science/Mathematics Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Social Research
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
TESOL
Theatre
Urban Affairs/Planning
Urban Public Health
Urban Studies
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

73%

16,689
students

Female
65%
10,800

Male
35%
5,889

Graduate

27%

6,330
students

Female
76%
4,825

Male
24%
1,505

undergraduateFull-time

70%

11,747
students

Female
65%
7,565

Male
35%
4,182

undergraduatePart-time

30%

4,942
students

Female
66%
3,235

Male
34%
1,707

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

25%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 75
Countries most often represented Bangladesh
China
Jamaica
South Korea
Ukraine
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Iris M. Aroyewun
Director/International Student Office
212 772-4579
iris.aroyewun@hunter.cuny.edu

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