CUNY Hunter College
New York, NY 10065

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 22,993
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 650 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

38%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

CUNY Hunter College is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 28,510 applications and only 10,801 students were granted admission. CUNY Hunter College is at the #36 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 94% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1060 to 1260

Application Fee

$65
Undergrad students
$125
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

CUNY Hunter College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $13,440 and in-state students paid $6,330.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$10,201
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,330
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$13,440
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 84% of CUNY Hunter College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 53% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $5,065 (which is 14.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at CUNY Hunter College in 2016-2017, was 165, which is 8% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,615 (which is 13% below the national average.)

$5,065
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,615
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
84%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, CUNY Hunter College has enrolled a total of 22,993 students (13,697 students full-time and 9,296 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 22,993 students, 1,862 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 32% men and 68% women and 16,723 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 6,270 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 85 students for distance studies.

22,993
Total Enrollment
1,862
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 33%

Hispanic: 27%

Asian: 21%

Black/African American: 12%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at CUNY Hunter College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 37% 1,205
Health Professions And Related Programs 10% 322
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 9% 302
Social Sciences 8% 266
Psychology 6% 182
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 4% 139
Visual And Performing Arts 4% 130
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 74
Physical Sciences 1% 29
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 29

Graduation & Dropout Rates

53%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of CUNY Hunter College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

5%
Still enrolled
16%
Dropout rate
26%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$33,700
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of CUNY Hunter College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $33,700. Last year, out of the total 3,798 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 3,380 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 4,170 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,586 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $33,700 $45,100
Employment Rate 89% 86%
Total Graduates 3,798 4,170

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of CUNY Hunter College.

CUNY School of Law
1.8 mile away
CUNY City College
3.6 mile away