CUNY Hunter College Overview
CUNY Hunter College is a public institution located in New York, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is CUNY Hunter College Known For?
- Students at Hunter have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 3%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The doctor's degree is the highest degree offered at Hunter.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Hunter makes roughly $47,200 a year. This is 16% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
CUNY Hunter College Rankings
College Factual ranked Hunter as #644 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list. Hunter also holds the #73 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Hunter has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Hunter
|Best Colleges for the Money||173|
|Best Colleges for International Students||481|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||608|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||1,031|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||1,196|
Where Is CUNY Hunter College?
Contact details for Hunter are given below.
|Address:||695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065|
How Do I Get Into Hunter?
You can apply to Hunter online at: www.hunter.cuny.edu/graduateadmissions/applying/degree-application/application-requirements/supporting-documents-submission
Admission Requirements for Hunter
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Hunter?
Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 40%, and the acceptance rate for women is 40%.
Average Test Scores
About 80% of students accepted to Hunter submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 630. Math scores were between 570 and 660.
Can I Afford CUNY Hunter College?
Net Price by Income Group for Hunter
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Hunter, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $7,176 a year. That adds up to $28,704 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Hunter is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
CUNY Hunter College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 6,161 graduate students at the school.
Of the 12,612 full-time undergraduates at Hunter, 35% are male and 65% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of CUNY Hunter College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,165|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,789|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at CUNY Hunter College. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 170 countries are represented at Hunter. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.
Online Learning at CUNY Hunter College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Hunter has changed over the last few years.
Online Growth Rankings of Hunter
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at CUNY Hunter College was -4.1%. This is the #2,428 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hunter regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
CUNY Hunter College Majors
In 2017-2018, CUNY Hunter College awarded 6,992 undergraduate degrees and 4,178 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Beyond My Ken under License
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