#244 Overall Influence #1193 Desirability Rank

Hunter College

University in New York City

Hunter College, one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York (CUNY), was founded in 1870 as a women’s “normal school” (teacher-training college). The college began admitting males in 1946.

Hunter College’s main campus is located in Manhattan at East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, on the Upper East Side. In addition, there are two satellite locations: The Silberman School of Social Work Building, located at Third Avenue and East 118th Street in East Harlem; and the Brookdale Campus, located at East 25th Street and First Avenue in Lower Manhattan.

Hunter College offers 70 programs leading to the bachelor’s degree, 10 bachelor’s-master’s joint degree programs, and 75 graduate programs. Hunter College’s most popular programs are those in psychology and other social sciences.

Hunter College’s Center for Online Learning enrolls more than 1,000 full-time and part-time students.

Hunter College is associated with two Nobel laureates, both for physiology or medicine: Rosalyn Sussman Yallow and Gertrude B. Elion.

Other distinguished Hunter College connected individuals include the following:

Hunter College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

From Wikipedia

Hunter College is one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York, a public university in New York City. The college offers studies in more than one hundred undergraduate and postgraduate fields across five schools. It also administers Hunter College High School and Hunter College Elementary School.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

32,294

Acceptance

40%

Graduation Rate

56%

Median SAT Score

1260

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$6,930

Fees (in-state)

$452

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,800

Employed

86%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

14K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

695 Park Ave, New York NY 10065

What is Hunter College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#108 World Rank
Literature
#178 World Rank
Education
#412 World Rank
Biology
#147 World Rank
History
#179 World Rank
Political Science
#316 World Rank
Mathematics
#348 World Rank
Medical
#285 World Rank
Philosophy
#141 World Rank
Communications
#458 World Rank
Business
#247 World Rank
Psychology
#533 World Rank
Computer Science
#326 World Rank
Economics
#630 World Rank
Physics
#816 World Rank
Chemistry
#194 World Rank
Sociology
#164 World Rank
Anthropology
#46 World Rank
Social Work
#753 World Rank
Religious Studies
#171 World Rank
Nursing
#595 World Rank
Earth Sciences

Other areas of influence

#253 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#270 World Rank
Law
#639 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are Hunter College's Most influential alumni?

Hunter College 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Literature, and Communications

David Zane Mairowitz

American writer, born 1943

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel

American actor, producer, director, screenwriter and stuntman

Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick

Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick

American judge

Lewis Frankfort

American businessman

Roya Hakakian

Roya Hakakian

Iranian American author

Norma Broude

American art historian

Gabrielle Kirk McDonald

Federal and international judge

Ephraim Katz

American journalist

Thomas S. Popkewitz

American academic

Teresa Patterson Hughes

Mary Boone

American art professional

Eleanor Clift

Eleanor Clift

American journalist