Hunter College Overview
Hunter College is a public institution situated in New York, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.
What Is Hunter College Known For?
- The 4% student loan default rate at Hunter is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Hunter.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 31% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Hunter with a bachelor's degree make about $47,200 a year. That's 16% more than those who graduate from other schools.
Hunter College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hunter.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Hunter has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Superintendency & Educational System Administration Schools||College Factual|
|#1||Best Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities Schools||College Factual|
|#10||Best Teaching English or French Schools||College Factual|
|#23||Best Special Education Schools||College Factual|
|#72||Best Public Administration & Social Service Schools||College Factual|
|#95||Best Education Schools||College Factual|
Where Is 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 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 43%, and the acceptance rate for women is 39%.
Average Test Scores
About 95% 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 580 and 650. Math scores were between 590 and 690.
Can I Afford Hunter College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Hunter, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $5,836 a year. That adds up to $23,344 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Hunter is 4.0%. 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.
Hunter College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 6,109 graduate students at the school.
Of the 13,753 full-time undergraduates at Hunter, 36% are male and 64% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hunter College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,309|
|Hispanic or Latino||4,095|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at 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 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 Hunter College was 3,293.9%. This is the #64 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly 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%.
Hunter College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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