Tuition & Fees

$6,980

$17,850

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
21%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
46%
400-499
6%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,784
Declined + 17,542
Total Received 29,326
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Public

16,844

undergraduate students

6,161

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. English
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 2301

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Location

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 23,005
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  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)

New York, NY

Main campus of three city blocks in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,537,673); 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
2%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
2%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
21%
500-599
59%
400-499
12%
700-800
9%
600-699
39%
500-599
46%
400-499
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
($70 for transfer applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
March 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,784
Declined + 17,542
Total Received 29,326

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

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,126

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,530
Additional fees $450
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $8,344
Average Financial Aid - $8,126
Total with Avg. Aid $218
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 212 772-4820
F: 212 650-3666
finaid@hunter.cuny.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Juana Ham
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
juana.ham@hunter.cuny.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Argentine Tango, Basketball, Breakdancing, Dance, Garba-Raas Dance, Yoga

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Athletic Directors

Terry Wansart (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
purple

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescent Literacy
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Africana/Puerto Rican/Latino Studies
Ancient Greek
Animal Behavior Conservation
Anthropology
Applied Behavior Analysis
Archaeology
Art History
Audiology
Behavioral Neurobiology
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics
Biological Sciences/Biotechnology
Biology
Biology Adolescence Education
Biology Adolescence Education 7-12
Biomedical Laboratory Management
Biophysics
Biopsychology/Behavioral Neuroscience
Chemistry
Chemistry Adolescence Education
Chemistry Adolescence Education 7-12
Childhood Education
Childhood Literacy
Chinese
Chinese Adolescence Education
Classical Studies
Clinical Nurse Leader
Community Health
Community/Public Health Nursing
Community/Public Health Nursing/Urban Public Health
Community/Society/Health
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Counseling
Creative Writing
Dance
Dance Education
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Adolescence Education
Earth Sciences Adolescence Education 7-12
Economics
Educational Psychology
English Adolescence Education
English Adolescence Education 7-12
English Language Arts
English/Literature/Language/Theory
Environmental Studies
Family Nurse Practitioner
Film
French
French Adolescence Education
French Adolescence Education/7-12
Geography
German
German Adolescence Education
Gerontological/Adult Nurse Practitioner
Hebrew
Hebrew Adolescence Education
History
Human Biology
Integrated Media Arts
Italian
Italian Adolescence Education
Jewish Studies
Latin
Latin Adolescence Education
Latin American/Caribbean Studies
Latin/Greek
Linguistic/Rhetoric
Literature/Language/Criticism
Mathematics
Mathematics Adolescence Education
Mathematics Adolescence Education 7-12
Media Studies
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Nursing Administration/Urban Policy/Leadership
Nursing Research
Nutrition
Nutrition/Food Sciences
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Society
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physics Adolescence Education 7-12
Playwriting
Political Science
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Practitioner
Psychology
Psychology/Neuroscience
Pure Mathematics
Religion
Romance Languages
Russian
Russian Adolescence Education
Social Research
Social Studies Adolescence Education
Social Studies Adolescence Education 7-12
Social Welfare
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology/Social Research
Spanish
Spanish Adolescence Education
Spanish Adolescence Education/7-12
Spanish Education
Spanish/English Translation
Spanish/Latin American Literature
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Statistics
Statistics/Applied Mathematics
Studio Art
TESOL
Theatre
Urban Planning
Urban Policy/Leadership
Urban Studies
Women/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. English
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

23,005

total students

97%

in-state

3%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

16,844
students

Female
65%
10,933

Male
35%
5,911

27%

6,161
students

Female
76%
4,703

Male
24%
1,458

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

74%

12,612
students

Female
66%
8,203

Male
34%
4,409

26%

4,232
students

Female
65%
2,730

Male
35%
1,502

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
28%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

29%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.30
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
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

semester hours

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

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

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