CUNY Hunter College

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CUNY Hunter College can be found in New York, NY, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at CUNY Hunter College number approximately twenty six thousand each year, and is one of the largest schools in the state.

The majority of students that got into this school have scored in the range of 1170 - 1350 on the SAT. 35% of all those who apply are granted admission to CUNY Hunter College, from which 21 percent choose to attend. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the CUNY Hunter College acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 34%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CUNY Hunter College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY Hunter College was reported as 35.2% in Fall 2020 with over 33,800 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY Hunter College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 37.9%
  • 2017-2018: 40.2%
  • 2018-2019: 36.4%
  • 2019-2020: 35.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 34.2%

How Does CUNY Hunter College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CUNY Hunter College is sixty-one percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice40.5%
Touro College69.4%
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College43.5%
Columbia University in the City of New York5.5%
The New School57.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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