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  • CUNY Hunter College
  • General Address :
  • 695 Park Ave
    New York, New York 10021
    Phone: (212) 772-4000
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • Hunter College is a comprehensive teaching, research and service institution, long committed to excellence and access of undergraduate and graduate students in the liberal arts and sciences, as well as in several professional fields: education, health sciences, nursing and social work. Founded in 1870, Hunter is one of the oldest public colleges in the country, dedicated from its earliest days to serving a student body which reflects the diversity of New York City. Hunter takes pride in the success it has had over the years in enabling the people of New York to combine the strengths of their varied experiences with the skills they need to participate effectively in the wider society.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $65
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants30,75812,29218,466
    Percent admitted30%30%30%
    Percent admitted who enrolled22%20%23%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    SAT Critical Reading520620
    SAT Math540640
    • SAT scores are one way that students can demonstrate college readiness and proficiency in reading, writing and mathematics. Additional methods are New York State Regents Exams and CUNY Basic Skills Tests in reading, writing and mathematics. The SAT Writing Exam is not considered in CUNY's admission process.
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$1,146$1,179$1,248$1,2480.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$7,766$7,790$7,559$7,7482.5%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$10,361$10,900$11,902$13,55413.9%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$18,635$19,321$19,576$20,1813.1%
    Off Campus$21,230$22,431$23,919$25,9878.6%
    Off Campus with Family$9,827$10,532$10,948$11,3213.4%
    On Campus$23,995$25,231$25,786$26,6913.5%
    Off Campus$26,590$28,341$30,129$32,4977.9%
    Off Campus with Family$15,187$16,442$17,158$17,8313.9%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (212) 772-4820
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid11,33269%————
    Grant or scholarship aid1,24665%$9,046,340$7,260
    Federal grants95650%$4,638,889$4,852
    Pell grants95550%$4,543,489$4,758
    Other federal grants24413%$95,400$391
    State/local government grant or scholarships1,08556%$3,851,739$3,550
    Institutional grants or scholarships1146%$555,712$4,875
    Student loan aid1638%$800,491$4,911
    Federal student loans1638%$800,491$4,911
    Other student loans00%$0

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid18,46651%$53,083,782$6,270
    Pell grants6,84641%$29,845,006$4,359
    Federal student loans2,68416%$16,793,178$6,257

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