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CUNY Hostos is an above-average public college located in The Bronx, New York in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,094 undergraduate students. The CUNY Hostos acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Teaching Assistant, and Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration. Graduating 22% of students, CUNY Hostos alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,700.
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Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
500 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10451
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Net Price
$8,314/ year
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
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of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.55 responses
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.51 responses
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.50 responses
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Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,400/ year
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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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Hostos is a surprisingly well equipped community college. There are many resources available to students to help them succeed, and I think that's wonderful. The HALC (Hostos Academic Learning Center) is a walk-in tutoring center available to all students. There are various computer labs with excellent desktops/macs available for use. There are many other services like guidance counseling and single stop to help students with external struggles as well. I enjoy everything but a good amount of professors. It's been a positive experience overall.
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.