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Nursing at Hunter College

Every nursing school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the nursing program at Hunter College stacks up to those at other schools.

Hunter is located in New York, New York and approximately 24,052 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 193 nursing majors received their bachelor's degree from Hunter.

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

Hunter Nursing Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Hunter Nursing Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The nursing major at Hunter is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Nursing. 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 Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 171
Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools 218
Best Value Nursing Doctor’s Degree Schools 230
Most Focused Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools 261
Best Value Nursing Schools 841

In 2021, 57 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Hunter. This makes it the #173 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 8 students who received their doctoral degrees in nursing, making the school the #246 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Hunter Make?

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $91,886. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 46% higher than the national average of $62,880 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.


Nursing Student Demographics at Hunter

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

Hunter Nursing Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 193 nursing majors earned their bachelor's degree from Hunter. Of these graduates, 17% were men and 83% were women. The typical nursing bachelor's degree program is made up of only 13% men. So male students are more repesented at Hunter since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 38% more racial-ethnic minorities in its nursing 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 nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 85
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 45
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

Hunter Nursing Master’s Program

72% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 57 nursing students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from Hunter, about 28% were men and 72% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in nursing each year. Hunter does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 15% more men than average.


In the nursing master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 72% of degree recipients. That is 36% 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 nursing.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 24
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 15
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Hunter also has a doctoral program available in nursing. In 2021, 8 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Nursing Grads May Go Into

A degree in nursing 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
Registered Nurses 182,490 $85,610
Medical and Health Services Managers 25,830 $143,030
Nurse Practitioners 13,710 $120,970
Nursing Instructors and Professors 4,380 $91,900
Nurse Anesthetists 1,770 $191,130


*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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