Admissions

Location
New York, NY
Undergrads
11,956
Tuition (in-state)
$12,039 ($5,829)
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:30,529
Male Applicants:12,057
Female Applicants:18,472
Total Acceptances:8,315
Male Acceptances:3,195
Female Acceptances:5,120
Acceptance Rate:27%
Yield: ? 26%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(212) 772-4490
Email:admissions@hunter.cuny.edu
Web Site:admissions.hunter.cuny.edu
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$65
Application Web Site:https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=Hunter...
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision March 15 Rolling
Must-Reply-By No set date
Admissions
Consideration
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
GPA
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:2,177
Full-Time Male Enrollment:806
Full-Time Female Enrollment:1,324
Part-Time Male Enrollment:19
Part-Time Female Enrollment:28
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:4,964
Applicants Accepted:2,469
Students Enrolled:1,471

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 500 - 600 540 - 640 Not Reported 1040 - 1240 (1600)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:22%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:95%
Students Submitting ACT:0%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
None

Facts & Statistics

Tips for Getting In
  • Ask questions.
  • Be motivated to learn.
  • Do well on the SATs.
  • Get to know people in admissions; it helps to have someone to ask about your application.
  • Get your application in on time.
  • Have a good GPA.
  • If you don't get in to Hunter, go to another CUNY for a semester, do very well there, and then transfer.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities.
  • Start off with a high GPA in your first semester; it's easier to maintain a high GPA than to bring up a low one.
  • Take AP classes.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • It's not a big party school.
  • Registering for the classes you want can be very difficult.
  • The Honors College program is where you get free tuition and a laptop, but you can only apply as a freshman.
  • There is a two-year language requirement.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Information sessions typically take place before a campus tour begins; the sessions are led by a pre-admissions counselor. Interviews for Hunter College are not required or common.
Campus Tours
Campus tours run on certain days throughout the semester. Visit the admissions website for available dates. Prospective students should arrive a half-hour before the tour begins. Organized tour groups of 10 or more people can be arranged by emailing hctours@hunter.cuny.edu.
Did You Know?
To get in to Hunter, you'll need a Visitors Pass, which can be received from the Visitors Center on the southwest corner of 68th and Lexington. You will need to show some form of ID to get in to the College and have whomever you're visiting speak with the Visitors Center first.
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