CUNY Hunter College: Ranking & Review

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New York
United States
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

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%

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

CUNY Hunter College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment 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

Social Sciences471103574
Health Professions and Related Programs24525833536
Public Administration and Social Service Professions465465
English Language and Literature & Letters26827295
Visual and Performing Arts20265267
Physical Sciences1543157
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1534157
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12522147
Biological and Biomedical Sciences90999
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services8686
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies7777
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics69473
Mathematics and Statistics501868
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences153247
Philosophy and Religious Studies3535
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2222
Natural Resources and Conservation1818
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 population8,399,000
Fax+1 (212) 650 3336

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