Find Nursing Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Hunter College

Find Schools Near

Hunter College Nursing Programs

Hunter College is a public institution situated in New York, New York. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

173 Undergraduate Degrees
182 Graduate Degrees
$24,445 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
40% Acceptance Rate

Best Nursing Schools

Hunter College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Hunter has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#56 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Hunter.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#56 Most Popular Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#113 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Hunter has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#14 Best Value Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#16 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#71 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#173 Best Colleges for the Money College Factual

Where Is Hunter College?

Location of Hunter College

Contact details for Hunter are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-772-4000

How Do I Get Into Hunter?

You can apply to Hunter online at:

Admission Requirements for Hunter

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Hunter?

40% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
80% Submit SAT Scores
Hunter has a fairly low acceptance rate of 40%, which makes it more selective than most schools. Take time to make sure you submit all the requested materials and you prepare the application in full. You don't want to get denied right off the bat due to an incomplete application!

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 40%, and the acceptance rate for women is 40%.

Average Test Scores

About 80% of students accepted to Hunter submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 630. Math scores were between 570 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Hunter College  ( 550 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Hunter College  ( 570 to 660 )
Hunter received ACT scores from 0% of accepted students.

Can I Afford Hunter College?

$24,445 Net Price
5% Take Out Loans
3.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Hunter is $24,445. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Hunter, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $7,176 a year. That adds up to $28,704 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Hunter is 3.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Hunter College Undergraduate Student Diversity

12,991 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 17,121 undergraduate students at Hunter, with 12,991 being full-time and 4,130 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Hunter

There are also 6,072 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 12,991 full-time undergraduates at Hunter, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Hunter

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Hunter College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Hunter Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4,077
Black or African American 1,180
Hispanic or Latino 4,049
White 2,650
International Students 627
Other Races/Ethnicities 408

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Hunter College. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 170 countries are represented at Hunter. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.

Online Learning at Hunter College

137 Took All Classes Online
1,113 Took At Least One Class Online
-4.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,113 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Hunter has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Hunter

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Hunter College was -4.1%. This is the #1,702 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Hunter regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Hunter College Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 173 0 0 0 173
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 0 0 72 0 72
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 0 4 47 2 53
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0 0 20 5 25
Nursing Administration 0 0 15 0 15
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing 0 0 15 0 15
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 2 2
Clinical Nurse Leader 0 0 0 0 0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
Nursing Education 0 0 0 0 0
School Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 173 4 169 9 355


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Nursing Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited nursing schools across the U.S.