CUNY Hunter College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,330

0% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$10,201

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

4.11%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

37.9%

28,510 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

22,993

59.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.3%

928 Graduates

About

CUNY Hunter College is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at CUNY Hunter College were General Psychology (781 degrees awarded), General English Language & Literature (324 degrees), and Sociology (195 degrees).

In 2016, 5,465 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at CUNY Hunter College. 74.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,274 degrees), 1.79 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1268 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Hunter College is $6,330, which is $-13,830 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at CUNY Hunter College is $6,330, which is $-13,830 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,201.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 12% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,330

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at CUNY Hunter College was $6,330. The cost of tuition at CUNY Hunter College is $-13,830 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$10,201

2016 Value

6.79%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 CUNY Hunter College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,201. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of CUNY Hunter College grew by 6.79%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,854

Room and Board

$1,364

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at CUNY Hunter College was of $10,854 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,364. The cost of room and board increased by 1.52% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.6% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

58%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

12%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

58% of undergraduate students at CUNY Hunter College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.57% with respect to 2015, when 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.11%

2015 Default Rate

96

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at CUNY Hunter College was 4.11%, which represents 96 out of the 2336 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

CUNY Hunter College received 28,510 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.67% annual growth. Out of those 28,510 applicants, 10,801 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 37.9% acceptance rate.

There were 22,993 students enrolled at CUNY Hunter College in 2016, and 94% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

CUNY Hunter College has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

37.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

10,801

Accepted Out of 28,510

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of CUNY Hunter College was 37.9% (10,801 admissions from 28,510 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 38.7%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.67%, while admissions declined by -0.378%.

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SAT Scores

94%

Submission Percentage

2,085

Scores Submitted

94% of enrolled first-time students at CUNY Hunter College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

CUNY Hunter College has a total enrollment of 22,993 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Hunter College is 13,697 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,296. This means that 59.6% of students enrolled at CUNY Hunter College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at CUNY Hunter College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.6% White, 27% Hispanic or Latino, 21.4% Asian, 11.6% Black or African American, 1.86% Two or More Races, 0.426% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at CUNY Hunter College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (19.4%), followed by Asian Female (17.6%) and White Female (15%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (41%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (18.7%) and White Male (10.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

59.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at CUNY Hunter College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 22,993 students. The full-time enrollment at CUNY Hunter College is 13,697 and the part-time enrollment is 9,296. This means that 59.6% of students enrolled at CUNY Hunter College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at CUNY Hunter College was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), CUNY Hunter College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    7,485

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    6,206

  3. Asian

    4,915

The enrolled student population at CUNY Hunter College is 32.6% White, 27% Hispanic or Latino, 21.4% Asian, 11.6% Black or African American, 1.86% Two or More Races, 0.426% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.122% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0 students (0%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 2691 more women than men received degrees from CUNY Hunter College. The majority of degree recipients at CUNY Hunter College are white (2,274 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1268 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at CUNY Hunter College is General Psychology (781 degrees awarded), followed by General English Language & Literature (324 degrees) and Sociology (195 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at CUNY Hunter College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (342 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (523 degrees), and Psychology (857 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Hunter College are Miscellaneous managers (438,369 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (403,272 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (379,956 people), Social workers (376,937 people), and Postsecondary teachers (289,624 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Hunter College are English (342 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (523 degrees), Psychology (857 degrees), Social Sciences (664 degrees), and Physical Sciences (174 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Hunter College are Public relations specialists, Physicians & surgeons, Sales engineers, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Financial analysts

The most specialized majors at CUNY Hunter College are English (342 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (523 degrees), Psychology (857 degrees), Social Sciences (664 degrees), and Physical Sciences (174 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at CUNY Hunter College are Elementary & secondary schools (812,370 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (592,725 people), Hospitals (419,176 people), Legal services (338,450 people), and Individual & family services (292,115 people).

The most specialized majors at CUNY Hunter College are English (342 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (523 degrees), Psychology (857 degrees), Social Sciences (664 degrees), and Physical Sciences (174 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by CUNY Hunter College.

Most Common

  1. 781 degrees awarded

  2. 324 degrees awarded

  3. 195 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at CUNY Hunter College was General Psychology with 781 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,387

  2. 4,078

In 2016, 1,387 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Hunter College, which is 0.34 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,078).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 160 degrees were awarded to men at CUNY Hunter College in General Psychology, which is 0.252 times less than the 636 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 636 degrees were awarded to women at CUNY Hunter College in General Psychology, which is 3.98 times more than the 160 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

52%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 22% of students graduating from CUNY Hunter College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (62.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at CUNY Hunter College is Female and Asian (62.8% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,274 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,268 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    924 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at CUNY Hunter College is white (2,274 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1268 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,682 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino Female

    941 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    684 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at CUNY Hunter College is white female (1,682 degrees awarded). There were 1.79 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (941 degrees).

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Operations

CUNY Hunter College has an endowment valued at nearly $99M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $356k (0.36%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, CUNY Hunter College had a total expenditure of $373M. Of that $373M, they spent $184M on salaries and $373M on benefits.

CUNY Hunter College employs 287 Professors, 207 Associate professors, and 113 Assistant professors. Most academics at CUNY Hunter College are Male Professors (145), Female Professors(142), and Male Associate professors (105).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Hunter College are: Service, with 206 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 184 employees, and Management with 151 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$99M

2015 Endowment

6.61%

growth from 2014

CUNY Hunter College has an endowment valued at about $99M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of CUNY Hunter College grew 6.61% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $70.1M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $25.1M - Federal

  2. $26.4M - State

  3. $6.31M - Local

As of 2015, CUNY Hunter College received $25.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $26.4M from state grants and contracts, and $6.31M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$184M

Salary Expenditure

$373M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, CUNY Hunter College had a total expenditure of $373M. Of that $373M, they spent $184M on salaries and $373M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$184M

2015 Salaries

4.45%

growth from 2014

In 2015, CUNY Hunter College paid a median of $184M in salaries, which represents 49.2% of their overall expenditure ($373M) and a 4.45% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.51% growth from 2013 and a 0.898% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$67.7M

Instructional Salaries

708

Number of Employees

In 2015, CUNY Hunter College paid a total of $67.7M to 708 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

287 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

206 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at CUNY Hunter College were Professor with 287 employees; Associate professor with 207 employees; and Associate professor with 113 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at CUNY Hunter College were Service with 206 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 184 employees; and Management with 151 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at CUNY Hunter College was Male Professor with 145 employees, Female Professor with 142 employees, and Male Associate professor with 105 employees.

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