Hunter College

#402 / #132
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#1193
Most Desirable School
University in New York City

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About Hunter College

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).

According to Wikipedia, Hunter College is a public university in New York City. It is one of the constituent colleges of the City University of New York and 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.

Hunter College's Online Degrees

Hunter College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT Score
32,29440%56%1260

How Much Does Hunter College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$6,930$452

How Much Do Hunter College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Hunter College, then you can expect to earn an average of $51,800 per year. You also have a 86% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Hunter College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
18,91514,3424,573

Where is Hunter College?

Hunter College is located at 695 Park Ave, New York NY 10065

What Is Hunter College Known For?

Hunter College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Hunter College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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. Here are some of Hunter College's most famous alumni:

Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde
A US-American writer and activist.
John Taylor Gatto
John Taylor Gatto
An American teacher and author.
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
An American medical physicist .
Esther Lederberg
Esther Lederberg
An American microbiologist and pioneer of bacterial genetics.
Gertrude B. Elion
Gertrude B. Elion
An American biochemist and pharmacologist.
Ada Louise Huxtable
Ada Louise Huxtable
An American architecture writer.
Mildred Dresselhaus
Mildred Dresselhaus
An American physicist .
Robert Morris
Robert Morris
An American artist .
Hugh Downs
Hugh Downs
An American broadcaster .
Robert C. Weaver
Robert C. Weaver
A Member of the United States Cabinet .
Sonia Sanchez
Sonia Sanchez
A Poet, playwright and activist.
Lucy Dawidowicz
Lucy Dawidowicz
A Writer, historian .

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