CUNY, Hunter College

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New York, NY

This school is more affordable than other schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$7,382

Avg in-state tuition

$15,332

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 24,052, and admissions are very selective, with an acceptance rate of 40%. The college offers 92 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 56%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $7,382, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $15,332.

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.

40% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 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

84% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

56% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. 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.

Test scores Required

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-31

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1170-1340

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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24k

Students enrolled

99%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

29%

Hispanic

29%

Asian

24%

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

68%

Socio-economic diversity

61% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

89%

State Grant Aid

81%

Institution Grant Aid

17%

Pell Grant

61%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,453
State Grant Aid $5,186
Institution Grant Aid $3,231
Pell Grant Aid $5,197

Financial Outlook

$12k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.