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Accounting at Hunter College

If you are interested in studying accounting, you may want to check out the program at Hunter College. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Hunter is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 24,052. Of the 3,597 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College in 2021, 106 of them were accounting majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.

Hunter Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

Hunter Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at Hunter compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 398
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 665
Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 830
Most Focused Accounting Schools 1,000
Best Accounting Schools 1,108

In 2021, 27 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Hunter. This makes it the #191 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from Hunter Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $43,643. This is less than $46,292, which is the national average of all accounting majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Accounting Student Demographics at Hunter

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Hunter College.

Hunter Accounting Bachelor’s Program

62% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 106 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Hunter in 2020-2021, 38% were men and 62% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 40% more racial-ethnic minorities in its accounting bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 42
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 15
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Hunter Accounting Master’s Program

41% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 27 accounting students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Hunter, about 59% were men and 41% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. Hunter does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 18% more men than average.


In the accounting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 70% of degree recipients. That is 34% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Hunter College with a master's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 12
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 5
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Hunter also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into

A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Hunter College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Accountants and Auditors 110,780 $96,300
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 104,580 $45,590
Financial Analysts 53,250 $137,270
Financial Managers 42,460 $210,510
Financial Examiners 9,030 $115,980


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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