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CUNY Hunter College
  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade D minus
  5. Athletics
    grade C
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A

editorial

Hunter College is an above-average public college located in Manhattan, New York in the New York City Area. It is a big institution with an enrollment of 12,991 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Hunter College acceptance rate is 35%. Popular majors include Psychology, Biology, and English. Graduating 57% of students, Hunter College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,200.

About

695 PARK AVE
NEW YORK, NY 10065
Branch of
CUNY System
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
City University of New York Athletic Conference

CUNY Hunter College Rankings

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Hunter Admissions

Acceptance Rate
35%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1170-1350
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$3,957 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,024 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 149 responses
37%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 180 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 179 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    93%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
12,991 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,130
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 128 responses
  • Everyone is different!
    35%
  • Hardworking
    23%
  • Smart. Critical thinking skills are tops.
    14%
  • Anti-social
    11%
  • Multi-tasking
    6%
  • Eccentric
    5%
  • Atypical
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 168 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 233 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 132 responses
  • Diversity
    52%
  • A melting pot.
    23%
  • Hustle to succeed
    13%
  • Not supportive
    5%
  • Horrible
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Meh
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
59%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 105 responses

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