Hunter College, CUNY

New York, NY

Hunter College, CUNY

New York, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$7,382

$15,332

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
580
75th
690
25th
590
75th
33
25th
25
75th
30
25th
24
75th
31
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,072
Declined 19,222
Total Received 32,294
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Public

20,665

undergraduate students

7,407

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1870, Hunter College is a public institution and part of the City University of New York system. Its three-block campus is located in New York City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 28,072
Established in 1870
Coeducational Coeducational

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Main campus of three city blocks in Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698); 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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Hunter College, CUNY
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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
580
75th
690
25th
590
75th
33
25th
25
75th
30
25th
24
75th
31
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Other application fee ($70 for transfer applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
Application deadline (final deadline) March 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,072
Declined 19,222
Total Received 32,294

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

74%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,175

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,930
Additional fees $452
Books & supplies $1,364
Total $8,746
Average Financial Aid - $8,175
Total with Avg. Aid $571

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $38,625,621
State $28,252,293
Institutional $6,000
Other external $23,000
Total $66,906,914

Non-need-based

Federal
State $3,572,501
Institutional $6,055,598
Other external $1,073,950
Total $10,702,049

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Basketball
Fencing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Argentine tango, basketball, breakdancing, dance, Garba-Raas dance, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
CUNY Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Anthropology, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Archeology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Biochemistry.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other.
Comparative Literature.
Comparative Psychology.
Computer Science.
Computer Teacher Education.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Literature (British and Commonwealth).
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing.
German Language and Literature.
Health Teacher Education.
Hebrew Language and Literature.
History, General.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Human Biology.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Latin American Studies.
Latin Language and Literature.
Latin Teacher Education.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing.
Reading Teacher Education.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Psychology.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech Teacher Education.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Statistics, General.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's 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

28,072

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

20,665
students

Female
65%
13,349

Male
35%
7,316

26%

7,407
students

Female
77%
5,703

Male
23%
1,704

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

68%

14,057
students

Female
65%
9,076

Male
35%
4,981

32%

6,608
students

Female
65%
4,273

Male
35%
2,335

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
23%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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