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Hunter College of the City University of New York

New York, NY 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate46%
Acceptance Rate46%

Hunter Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Hunter, the fee for the application is $65.

Hunter Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Hunter's admissions stats.

Hunter 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.7
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not considered
Waitlist Yes

Hunter College of the City University of New York Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Hunter College of the City University of New York.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Hunter?


Hunter does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Explore a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.


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How Challenging Is It To Get Admitted to Hunter?

Hunter is a moderately difficult school to get into. Hunter evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Hunter accepted 46% of all applicants, approximately 14,593 from 31,688 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Hunter, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Hunter College of the City University of New York

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Hunter

Hunter has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Hunter?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Hunter

What does Hunter consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Interview Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Hunter for more information on admission factors.

Hunter 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Hunter, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Hunter's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Hunter?

Students admitted to Hunter have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7. Hunter considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Hunter does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Hunter is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Hunter College of the City University of New York

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Hunter. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Hunter during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term


Hunter Admissions FAQs


Can I defer my acceptance to Hunter?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Hunter.

Does Hunter accept transfer credits?

✅ Hunter accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hunter accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Hunter accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Hunter accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Hunter?

✅ Hunter is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Hunter's acceptance rate?

✅ Hunter has an acceptance rate of 46%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hunter?

❌ Hunter does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About Hunter?

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Hunter Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

46%

How hard is it to get into Hunter? Hunter is a somewhat selective institution. The Hunter acceptance rate is 46%. This means that the institution accepts 45 out of every 100 applicants.

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Hunter Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hunter is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hunter is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Hunter ACT Scores

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ACT Range

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Hunter SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Hunter GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.7

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Hunter, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.7. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

24,099

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

46%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,380

Out-of-State

$19,050

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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