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CUNY- Hunter College

New York, NY

Regional Universities North

A public institution founded in 1870, CUNY—Hunter College resides in the heart of Manhattan. The school is the largest college in the City University of New York. CUNY—Hunter College has a large arts program, granting degrees in art, dance, film, music and theatre. The Hunter College Hawks compete in NCAA Division III athletics.

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Quick Facts

695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021

2013-2014 Tuition

$14,949 Tuition and Fees


16708 undergraduate students
34% male / 66% female


March 15 application deadline
29.7% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1870

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Comparative Literature, Chinese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature, Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Hebrew Language and Literature, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Anthropology, Archeology, Demography and Population Studies, Economics, General, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Dance, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other, Music Performance, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other, Accounting, History, General, History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Communication and Media Studies, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 16,708
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 11,910
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 3,879
Percent of male undergraduates: 34%
Percent of female undergraduates: 66%
Percent of international undergraduates: 7%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service
Counseling services offered: academic, career, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: basketball, cross country, fencing, soccer, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball, wrestling
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, fencing, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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