Health & Safety

New York, NY
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$12,039 ($5,829)
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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Never heard of any crimes

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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: I am more scared of the city itself and what might happen( such as any type of explosions or massive killing) than what happens in campus. the campus is pretty safe to be in since there is people everywhere so I feel very comfortable and safe being there. the only problem that I am scared of that the employees need to be sure that everything should be under control such as elevators, installations needs to be inspected more often to be sure that there will not a harmful environment in school. also another scary thing that is not as related to campus is the subways I am scared being stuck underground or that there will be some type of malfunction from the trains ( like they always say) which they need to keep more of an eye on.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Hunter's in enclosed buildings with security officers always at all entrances. You can't leave your belongings unattended though, like in the library everyone asks someone nearby to watch their stuff.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I only ever see security guards at the entrance which is okay i guess but what if something happens around the school? i guess i do feel safe because right at the start people need ID etc.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: There is always security around. But I'm not sure I can trust security guards who are also students in the school.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 228th
    Safest Campuses
  • 755th
    Most Visible Campus Police
  • 1227th
    Best Student Health Center

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Etinosa Agbonlahor
Psychology and Creative Writing
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With the installation of new turnstiles and reinforcement of security measures around Hunter, students on campus feel safer, and the College's rep as an unsafe school has gradually been eliminated. Students generally feel safe on campus. There is always a crowd around Hunter, and when there isn't there are security guards at stations around campus to add to the aura of safety and comfort. This, however, does not mean that a wallet left unattended will not get stolen, or that wandering in the library's basement or empty floors at night is a good idea. Like any campus, a measure of common sense and risk assessment is necessary for students to remain safe, so don't leave things lying around without asking someone to watch over it, or go in to lonely parts of the library without a friend.

Health Services is located on the fourth floor of the North Building and offers physical examinations, vaccinations, emergency on-campus care, as well as health information regarding issues like sexual health, cancer, eating disorders, stress management, and free condoms.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 3
  • Burglary: 15
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
Department of Public Safety
695 Park Ave., WB-122
(212) 772-4421
Safety Services
  • 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
  • Controlled dormitory access (key and security card)
  • New York State Certified Emergency Medical Unit
  • Talk-Alert emergency telephones
Health Center
Office of Health Services
307 North Building
(212) 772-4800
Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Health Services
  • Emergency on-campus care
  • Physical examinations with consultation
  • Respite for medical-related short-term rest
  • Tests
  • Vaccinations
Day Care Services?
Did You Know?
According to crime data released by the FBI, New York City is the safest large city in America.

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 73 responses

  • 30% None
  • 13% Theft/robberies
  • 7% Non-students on campus
  • 7% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 7% Drugs
  • 7% Walking alone
  • 6% Violence among students
  • 5% Criminal activity near campus
  • 4% Dorm safety
  • 4% Gang violence
  • 3% Excessive drinking
  • 3% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 2% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 1% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Unlit pathways

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 5 responses

Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
  • Alcohol plays a significant role in sexual assault on campus.
  • Campus administrators provide a supportive environment for victims of sexual assault.
  • Campus administrators work hard to actively prevent sexual assaults on our campus.
  • A friend, a classmate, or I have been a victim of sexual assault on/near our campus.
  • Our campus has easily accessible support services in place to address sexual assaults.
  • Sexual assaults are a serious problem on campus.
  • Students take the issue of sexual assault on campus seriously.

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 72 responses

  • 1% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 1% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 29% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 6% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 36% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 26% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 73 responses

  • 5% We have campus police?
  • 7% Not very visible.
  • 0% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 63% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 25% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 73 responses

  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 4% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 41% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 55% Extremely safe and secure on campus.


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