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Ethnic Studies at Hunter College

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Ethnic Studies at Hunter College

What traits are you looking for in a ethnic studies school? To help you decide if Hunter College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's ethnic studies program.

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, 25 of them were ethnic studies majors.

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

Hunter Ethnic Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Ethnic Studies

Hunter Ethnic Studies Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks ethnic studies programs across the country. The following shows how Hunter performed in these rankings.

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 ethnic studies major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Ethnic Studies. 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
Best Value Ethnic Studies Schools 5
Best Ethnic Studies Schools 54
Most Focused Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 154

Earnings of Hunter Ethnic Studies Graduates

The median salary of ethnic studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $39,111. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 34% higher than the national average of $29,213 for all ethnic studies bachelor's degree recipients.


Ethnic Studies Student Demographics at Hunter

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

Hunter Ethnic Studies Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 25 ethnic studies majors earned their bachelor's degree from Hunter. Of these graduates, 12% were men and 88% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 23% more racial-ethnic minorities in its ethnic studies 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 ethnic studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

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

Careers That Ethnic Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in ethnic studies 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
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 1,510 $93,280


*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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