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Hunter College, CUNY

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world rank  1575

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Overview

Founded in 1870, the Hunter College, CUNY is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of New York City (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Hunter College, CUNY (Hunter) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Hunter College, CUNY (Hunter) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 154-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this US higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Hunter also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Hunter College, CUNY's Control Typepublic

Entity

Hunter College, CUNY's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Hunter College, CUNY' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized

Selectivity

Hunter College, CUNY's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name
Acronym Hunter
Founded 1870
Motto Mihi cura futuri
The care of the future is mine
Colours Purple, gold and white
Mascot Hawk
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University Location

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York City
10065 New York
United States
Hunter College, CUNY's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Hunter College, CUNY Phone Number +1 (212) 772 4000
Hunter College, CUNY Fax Number +1 (212) 650 3336

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Hunter College, CUNY's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Hunter College, CUNY's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Hunter College, CUNY's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Hunter College, CUNY.

Hunter College, CUNY: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,499 US$
(13,670-15,950 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Hunter College, CUNY's admission information.

Hunter College, CUNY's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Minority Serving Minority Serving

This institution is a Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-serving Institution and, historically, has a special focus on promoting education and research among this specific ethnic group(s).


Hunter College, CUNY's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Hunter College, CUNY a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Hunter College, CUNY's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.


Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is required
  • Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is required
  • Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are required
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES


Hunter College, CUNY's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Hunter College, CUNY's Admission Office Admission Office

695 Park Avenue
New York City 10065
(212) 772 4490


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Hunter College, CUNY.

Hunter College, CUNY's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Hunter College, CUNY has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.


Hunter College, CUNY's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).


Hunter College, CUNY's Control Type Control Type

Hunter College, CUNY is a public higher education institution.


Hunter College, CUNY's Entity Type Entity Type

Hunter College, CUNY is a non-profit higher education institution.


Hunter College, CUNY's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Hunter College, CUNY's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Minority Serving Minority Serving

This institution is a Asian American, Native American or Pacific Islander-serving Institution and, historically, has a special focus on promoting education and research among the above specific ethnic group(s).


Religious Affiliation

Hunter College, CUNY does not have any religious affiliation.


Carnegie Classification

Introduction

The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...


The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official Hunter College, CUNY's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs

Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Hunter College, CUNY's main facilities:


Hunter College, CUNY's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Hunter College, CUNY's Library

CUNY Hunter College's library has 3 branches. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 497,158 physical volumes, 8,291 physical media, 1,120,337 digital/electronic media and 366 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 45 full-time employees, including 20 librarians. CUNY Hunter College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

Hunter College, CUNY's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the Hunter College, CUNY provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 706 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

Hunter College, CUNY's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Hunter College, CUNY's main services:


Hunter College, CUNY's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Hunter College, CUNY's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Hunter College, CUNY's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some courses via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

Hunter College, CUNY's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Hunter College, CUNY's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.


Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Hunter College, CUNY's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Hunter College, CUNY is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1921


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hunter College, CUNY's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation
  • Council on Social Work Education, Board of Accreditation
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Planning Accreditation Board


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Hunter College, CUNY's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • City University of New York (CUNY)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

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Twitter X (Twitter)

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok

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