CUNY Hunter College: Ranking & Review

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New York Rank United States Rank World Rank
16 535 1809
Top 11%

CUNY Hunter College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate40%40%40%
Enrolled undergraduates2,3378681,469
Enrolled total (including graduate students)23,0057,36915,636

949 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

111 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $125.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,870
Percent of students submitting SAT scores80%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores0
Percent of students submitting ACT scores0%

CUNY Hunter College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $22,064 $29,454
Off-campus $27,494 $34,884
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $4,956 and other expenses per full academic year.

CUNY Hunter College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 650 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,530 $13,920
Fees for full-time undergraduates $452 $452
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $285 $580
Tuition for Full-time graduates $10,450 $19,320
Fees for full-time graduates $308 $308
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $440 $805

Programs and Degrees

Education 28 916 944
Psychology 776 32 808
Social Sciences 471 103 574
Health Professions and Related Programs 245 258 33 536
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 465 465
English Language and Literature & Letters 268 27 295
Visual and Performing Arts 202 65 267
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 153 4 157
Physical Sciences 154 3 157
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 125 22 147
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 90 9 99
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 86 86
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 77 77
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 69 4 73
Mathematics and Statistics 50 18 68
History 47 5 52
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 15 32 47
Philosophy and Religious Studies 35 35
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 22 22
Natural Resources and Conservation 18 18
Grand Total2,9311,963334,927

A total of 2,931 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at CUNY Hunter College.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,996 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate52%42%58%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesHunter
Hunter College
MottoMihi cura futuri
The care of the future is mine
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorspurple, gold, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,413
Instructional FTE1,135
Public Service FTE2
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address695 Park Ave
New York, New York, 10065
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population5,000,000+
Fax+1 (212) 650 3336

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