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 five 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 1060 - 1260 on the SAT. The acceptance rate of CUNY Hunter College is considered highly competitive, with only 30 percent of those who applied applicants on average being admitted. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the CUNY Hunter College acceptance rate in 2015 is going to be around 28%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall CUNY Hunter College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for CUNY Hunter College was reported as 29.7% in Fall 2012 with over 30,800 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for CUNY Hunter College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 28.2%
  • 2009-2010: 25.9%
  • 2010-2011: 25.1%
  • 2011-2012: 27.2%
  • 2012-2013: 29.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 27.7%

How Does CUNY Hunter College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for CUNY Hunter College is eighty-seven percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice34.1%
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College24.8%
Touro College58.7%
Columbia University in the City of New York7.4%
The New School66.6%

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 2012)

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