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CUNY, Hunter College

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New York, NY

$6,930

Avg in-state tuition

$14,880

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About CUNY, Hunter College

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

CUNY, Hunter College is a large public college located on an urban campus in New York, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 18,152, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 46%. The college offers 83 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 58%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,930, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $14,880.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

46% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

82% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

58% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school transcript Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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24k

Students enrolled

73%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Demographics

Hispanic

28%

White

27%

Asian

25%

Black

11%

Non-U.S. Citizen

4%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

69%

Socio-economic diversity

56% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $6,930 $14,880
Graduate $11,090 $20,520

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,364
On-campus room and board $10,429
On-campus other expenses $5,763
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $17,188
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $5,763
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,258

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $24,486 $32,436
Off-campus without family $31,245 $39,195
Off-campus with family $12,552 $20,502

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

90%

State Grant Aid

80%

Institution Grant Aid

68%

Pell Grant

56%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,089
State Grant Aid $3,817
Institution Grant Aid $1,753
Pell Grant Aid $5,397

Financial Outlook

$11k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division III without football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • All Track Combined

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies

BA

MA

DOC