36%

Acceptance Rate

$9,483

Avg.Financial Aid

002689

FAFSA Code

About Hunter College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

23,202

Website

www.hunter.cuny.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Hunter College is a Public College in New York. It was founded 150 years ago. It was founded by Thomas Hunter. It offers more than 170 programs. The main campus of the college is located in Park Avenue. It was initially a women's college and became a coeducational college in the 1950s. It aims at the development of individuals by making them think critically and develop the problem-solving ability in them. Earlier Hunter College was named as Normal College then it got its name changed to Hunter College in the honor of its first president. This college has proved its excellence over the years in terms of academics and also an emphasis on the development of individuals beyond the campus. 

  • College accreditation - The college is regionally accredited and is recognized by the Middle States Commission Higher Education (MSCHE).

  • The student-faculty ratio of the college is 11:1.

A public university by the name of CUNY Hunter College is located in New York, NY. The foundation of CUNY Hunter College was laid down in the year 1870. CUNY Hunter College believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Mihi cura futuri and its official colors are hunter purple and hunter gold. Out of total 23,005 students enrolled at CHC, 16,844 belong to undergraduate courses while 6161 are postgraduate students. The school has an academic staff of 1769 who teach various courses to the students. CUNY Hunter College is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At CHC around 31% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, 29% are Asian, and 22% are white. Further, around 80% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. The college has produced several notable alumni including Vin Diesel (Film Producer, Screenwriter), Cybill Shepherd (Activist, Television producer), Constance Ford (Model, Actor), and Ellen Barkin (Businessperson, Film Producer) in its 150 years of existence. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. A total of 430 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by APTA (American Physical Therapy Association), ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), and CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education). $99,012,537 is the total value of endowment of the CUNY Hunter College.

Location & Contact

Address

695 Park Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2127724000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed CUNY Hunter College at the 301st position among other national universities.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

36%

SAT Range

1150 - 1330

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$4,332

Average Annual Cost

$6,730

Books And Supplies

$1,364

Other Fees

$452

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,358

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,475

Total One Year Cost

$22,379

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CHC. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $30,967 per year. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

83%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,154

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

809 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

293 Graduates

Sociology

202 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

187 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

165 Graduates

Chemistry

158 Graduates

Economics

133 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

125 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

107 Graduates

Political Science and Government

107 Graduates

Biology, General

99 Graduates

Computer Science

91 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

67 Graduates

Anthropology

57 Graduates

History

51 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

50 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

48 Graduates

Mathematics

44 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

42 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

38 Graduates

Philosophy

33 Graduates

Music

31 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

30 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

29 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

29 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

26 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

24 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

23 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

17 Graduates

Public Health

16 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

15 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

15 Graduates

Dance

14 Graduates

Statistics

13 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

12 Graduates

Human Biology

12 Graduates

Physics

10 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

7 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

7 Graduates

Physical Sciences, Other

5 Graduates

Archeology

4 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

17,212

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

44%

Full-time

76%

Part-time

24%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

24% White

0% Unknown

10% Black

31% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

28% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

3%

Out Of State

96%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,390 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,956/year

Campus Food

The institution does not provide any meal plan options.

Meal Plan Available

No

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Hawks

School Colors

purple

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

109

Total Female Athletes

122

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Fencing

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Fencing

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $9,908 per year for living on campus. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at CHC. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 36% and 64%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$35,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$47,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$10,451

$18,100

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$108 - 188

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

84%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,483

Students Receiving Federal Grants

60%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,325

Students Receiving State Aid

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,306

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,295

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$12,792

$30K - $48K

$10,693

$48K - $75K

$6,956

$75K - $110K

$3,949

> $110K

$754

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,702,049

In case the students at CUNY Hunter College face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at CUNY Hunter College is around $3,162 and the federal grant is $5,279. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $5,040, while the institutional aid is $3,162. The non-need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to CUNY Hunter College amount to $10,702,049 per annum.

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