B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    A-
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    B
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B-
CUNY Hostos Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$8,314/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,516/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,287/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,276/ year
  • $76-110k
    $15,118/ year
  • $110k+
    $15,753/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.51 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.50 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,094Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
33%
Pell Grant
85%
Varsity Athletes
1%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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CUNY Hostos is a small CUNY school with a diverse student population. Many of the students are the first in their family to attend college, & as such, there is a lot of pride in the students who attend Hostos & a deep desire to excel. Hostos endeavors to help them do so with in-school tutors & a writing center (all free!) for anyone who needs a little help. There's also a computer lab, with about a hundred & fifty br& new terminals.

The classes range from the basics, English, History, Psychology & Math to Music, Nursing, Computer Science/Gaming, & Photography--you name it & you can find it here! The professors are, in my opinion, wonderful. Some are tough, some are fun, some will be a little of both.

The campus at present is small, & easy to navigate. The neighborhood isn't much, but there are plenty of places to grab lunch. There are even a few green spots to eat outside.

I'm in the Nursing program, & I'm a tutor in the Writing Center. If you enroll, drop by & see me!
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Choosing to attend Hostos Community College was viewed as a poor decision for a student who had a high GPA. I was looked down upon by most of my teachers, mentors, and some peers but attending Hostos Community College has allowed me to come across impactful opportunities. Not only does Hostos provide students with a vast amount of possibilities, but they also offer staff members who genuinely care about their student's success beyond Hostos. Becoming a Hostos student has given me the chance to become an ASAP student which to me is an extensive family. The ASAP program at Hostos not only helps their students but advocates, and instill knowledge of how to function in the world to their students.
Just about everything that happens in Hostos Community College, (HCC), was fun, enjoyable, and delightful. The curriculum at HCC was and i'm sure they still are challenging to take on and gratifying upon successful completion of a course. There are a considerable number of events that take place during a single semester that's offered by different departments. for instance, the English department enjoys a poetry competition every semester. Students and guests can enjoy a play performed by students. The Clubs are vast and populated. And the library is clean, quiet, and well staffed. There is so much that is being left out from this review that it's almost criminal. As a criticism i'll say that the elevators need an overhaul and the floors need to become moving sidewalks.