CUNY Hunter College


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


Hunter College, located in the heart of bustling Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Founded in 1870, Hunter is also one of the oldest public colleges in the country. Currently, 21,000 students attend the College, pursuing both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 different programs of study. With the myriad opportunities found in New York City, and world-renowned faculty to guide them, Hunter's students embark upon their bright and illustrious futures and begin to achieve their version of the American Dream!

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 21258
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 686

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 31:1
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Contact Information

695 Park Ave
New York New York 10021


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Main Phone: 212-772-4000

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Admissions Contact:
Scott Stursa
Director of Transfer Programs, Admissions Office

Transfer Services Contact:
Erica Pearson
Academic Advisor, Admissions Office

International Admissions Contact:
Iris M. Aroyewun
Director, International Students Office

Athletics Contact:
Terry Wansart
Director of Athletics, Intramurals & Recreation, Athletic Administration

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The average cumulative GPA of accepted transfer students is 3.07.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
CUNY Hunter does not publish a minimum grade requirement for transfer credit.

Credits (Min/Max):
If credits are same for AA and senior coll. course, you will receive full credit for the course being transferred. If credits are fewer only credits attached to the AA will transfer. If credits are more you get credits attached and the rest are electives.

Test Scores for Applying:
Transfer applicants to associate programs who are not proficient based on the SAT, ACT, NYS Regents exams, or prior English or math courses must take the appropriate CUNY Assessment Tests.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
CUNY Hunter does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
CUNY Hunter does not publish a requirement for an essay or personal statement.

Application Fee:
$70.00 non-refundable application fee

Other Requirements:
Applications, fees, and all other supporting documentation should be sent to the University Application Processing Center (their address is located at the bottom right of the Transfer application).

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Please note that FAFSA filing is required in order to be considered for Hunter College Scholarships. You must go on-line at

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