CUNY Hunter College

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CUNY Hunter College

695 Park Ave
New York

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 22,918
Number of Men 7,242
Number of Women 15,676
Percentage Women32%
Percentage Men68 %
Full-time Students 13445
Part-time Students 9473
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2015) 83%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 11 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesPrepaid tuition plan
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $6,330
Books and Supplies $1,364
On Campus Room and Board $8,038
In-state Fees $452
Out of State Tuition $452
Application Fee $65
Estimated Total$16,701

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid10944
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 56%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$7,212
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 53%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,951
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 42%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,549
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 13%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $6,441
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Psychology, General726
Social Work485
English Language and Literature, General340
Mass Communication/Media Studies187
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse186
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs135
Political Science and Government, General134
Fine/Studio Arts, General130
Economics, General128
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor110
Chemistry, General107
Elementary Education and Teaching107
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs93

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree3074
Master's Degree1906
Post-master's certificate91
Postbaccalaureate certificate43
Award of Less Than 1 academic year10
Doctor's Dgree - professional practice (new degree classification)4

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - City University of New York Ath Conf
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - City University of New York Ath Conf

Institution’s internet website address
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionMid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA
PresidentJennifer Raab
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
City University of New York
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.