CUNY Hunter College Graduate Schools

CUNY Hunter College (referred to as Hunter College) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at CUNY Hunter College is $11,398 for New York residents and $20,828 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,109 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,052 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

CUNY Hunter College (referred to as Hunter College) is a Public, 4 years school located in New York, NY. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (7/1/1921 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Hunter College Directory Information
School NameCUNY Hunter College (Hunter College)
Address695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
Phone212-772-4000
Webhttps://www.hunter.cuny.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.hunter.cuny.edu/graduateadmissions/applying/degree-application/application-requirements/supporting-documents-submission
Financial Infohttps://www.hunter.cuny.edu/onestop/finances/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at CUNY Hunter College is $11,398 for New York residents and $20,828 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,109 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 24,052 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 252 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,828
$11,398 for New York Residents
Student Population6,109
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs252 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at CUNY Hunter College is $11,398 for New York residents and $20,828 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $470 for New York residents and $855 for out-of-state students.
CUNY Hunter College offers the alternative tuition plansprepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan, including prepaid payment plan, tuition payment plan.
CUNY Hunter College offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Graduate Level Courses
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of CUNY Hunter College is $11,398 for New York residents and $20,828 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$10,450$308$19,320$308
2018-2019$10,770$308$19,920$308
2019-2020$11,090$308$20,520$308
2020-2021$11,090$308$20,520$308
2021-2022$11,090$308$20,520$308
The graduate school tuition & fees of Hunter College is average compared to public graduate schools in New York. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the New York graduate tuition is $23,180 (public) / $24,827 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
CUNY Hunter College$11,398$20,828
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
New York Graduate Schools$21,026$24,911
Public$12,295$23,180
Private$24,827
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $16,192 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at CUNY Hunter College. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.59% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $22,951. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -0.57% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,288$5,430$13,718$5,430
2018-2019$8,358$5,475$14,824$5,475
2019-2020$9,908$5,504$15,577$5,504
2020-2021$9,976$5,655$17,427$5,655
2021-2022$10,429$5,763$17,188$5,763
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $470 for New York residents and $855 for other students at CUNY Hunter College. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
New York ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$440$805
2018-2019$455$830
2019-2020$470$855
2020-2021$470$855
2021-2022$470$855

Graduate Programs at Hunter College

CUNY Hunter College offers 164 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,373 students have completed their study at CUNY Hunter College.
Offered Degrees at CUNY Hunter College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree9802,089
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship601
Doctor's degree - other5066
Post Bachelor's Degree30090
Post Master's Degree250127
Total16402,373
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at CUNY Hunter College by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 41 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Social Work program with 622 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Physical Therapy/Therapist program with 58 completers.
CUNY Hunter College offers 164 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 2,373 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 2,089 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 66 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 90 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 127 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
Russian Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 17 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Mass Communication/Media Studies17-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] 980 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration109-
Special Education and Teaching0$63,400
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness7-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities9-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs33-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs120-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs149-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services64$58,900
Elementary Education and Teaching139-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching78-
Art Teacher Education10-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education8-
Foreign Language Teacher Education17-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education46-
Music Teacher Education14-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Reading Teacher Education24-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education8-
Social Studies Teacher Education18-
Computer Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education2-
Chemistry Teacher Education4-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education20-
French Language Teacher Education1-
Physics Teacher Education1-
Spanish Language Teacher Education1-
Latin Teacher Education2-
Earth Science Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor87$65,200
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation0-
French Language and Literature1-
Italian Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature4-
Work and Family Studies [+] 16 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies16-
English Language and Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Creative Writing0-
English Literature (British and Commonwealth3-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences17-
Biochemistry1-
Pharmacology0-
Biotechnology0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 25 completers-
Mathematics1-
Mathematics and Statistics24-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Chemistry0-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 41 completers-
Psychology7-
Comparative Psychology16-
Social Psychology4-
Educational Psychology14-
Human Services [+] 622 completers-
Social Work622$49,400
Social Sciences [+] 87 completers-
Anthropology3-
Economics7-
Geography5-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography2-
Sociology2-
Urban Studies/Affairs68$55,000
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 95 completers-
Dance4-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Playwriting and Screenwriting5-
Fine/Studio Arts46-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation26-
Music History, Literature, and Theory9-
Music Performance0-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 142 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist24-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management0-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions (other)11-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor46-
Public Health0$60,700
Environmental Health0-
Public Health (other)0-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor3-
Dietetics/Dietitian1-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0$111,100
Nursing Administration0-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing7-
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing34-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing12-
Clinical Nurse Leader0-
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing4-
Business [+] 27 completers-
Accounting27$63,500
History [+] 3 completers-
History3-
Total2,089
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chemistry0-
Physics0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Public Health0-
Total1
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 66 completers-
Physical Therapy/Therapist58-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing4-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing1-
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing0-
Total66
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 21 completers-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa1-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Music Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Computer Teacher Education19-
Biology Teacher Education0-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Latin Teacher Education0-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor1-
Work and Family Studies [+] 13 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies13-
Adult Development and Aging0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Museology/Museum Studies4-
Psychology [+] 28 completers-
Social Psychology18-
Psychology (other)10-
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Geography7-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist6-
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician11-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Total90
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 125 completers-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education13-
Educational Leadership and Administration0$100,800
Superintendency and Educational System Administration41-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented17-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness5-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs6-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs11-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education5-
Foreign Language Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education1-
Chemistry Teacher Education1-
French Language Teacher Education0-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education0-
Latin Teacher Education0-
Earth Science Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor20-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 2 completers-
0-
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing2-
Total127

Graduate Student Population at Hunter College

For academic year 2021-2022, total 6,109 students enrolled into CUNY Hunter College graduate schools where it has total 24,052 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,739 full-time and 4,370 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,373 male and 4,736 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1091,3734,736
Full-time1,7393711,368
Part-tme4,3701,0023,368
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,819 White (46.15%), 862 Black/African American (14.11%), 1,458 Hispanic (23.87%), 654 Asian (10.71%), and 316 students with other races. 180 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1091,3734,736
American Indian/Native American918
Asian654156498
Black/African American862165697
Hispanic1,4582921,166
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander826
White2,8196952,124
Two More1192396
Un-Known000
Non-resident Alien18039141
CUNY Hunter College offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 4,021 graduate students (65.82% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,860 graduate students (30.45% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total6,109
Enrolled Online Exclusively4,021
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,860
Not in Online Courses228
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at CUNY Hunter College. 1,083 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.73% of total students), 332 students are aged above 50 (5.43%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at CUNY Hunter College.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,1091,3734,736
Age 20-2117512
Age 22-241,066192874
Age 25-292,1754601,715
Age 30-341,252280972
Age 35-39647172475
Age 40-49620176444
Age 50-6430980229
Over 6423815

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