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Nursing at CUNY Hunter College

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Nursing at CUNY Hunter College

The Nursing major is part of the health professions program at CUNY Hunter College.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. In addition, we cover how Hunter ranks in comparison to other schools with nursing programs.

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Nursing Degrees Available at Hunter

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Doctorate Degree in Nursing

Hunter Nursing Rankings

The bachelor's program at Hunter was ranked #255 on College Factual's Best Schools for nursing list. It is also ranked #21 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 277

Popularity of Nursing at Hunter

During the 2017-2018 academic year, CUNY Hunter College handed out 190 bachelor's degrees in nursing. Due to this, the school was ranked #239 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 2% over the previous year when 187 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 114 students received their master’s degree in nursing from Hunter. This makes it the #82 most popular school for nursing master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 6 students received their doctoral degrees in nursing in 2018, making the school the #234 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

How Much Do Nursing Graduates from Hunter Make?

Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

The median salary of nursing students who receive their bachelor's degree at Hunter is $91,100. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $61,050 for all nursing bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

Nursing majors graduating with a master's degree from Hunter make a median salary of $111,100 a year. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all nursing graduates with a master's is $93,100.

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How Much Student Debt Do Nursing Graduates from Hunter Have?

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at Hunter, nursing students borrow a median amount of $15,000 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all nursing bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $23,387.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the nursing program at Hunter is $156 per month.

Student Debt of Nursing Graduates with a Master's Degree

At Hunter, a typical nursing student working on their master's degree borrrows about $20,009 in student loans. This means that these borrowers may have an easier time paying back their loans thatn the typical nursing graduate who borrows a median amount of $41,000.

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Those master's students from Hunter on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $233 per month.

Nursing Student Diversity at Hunter

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the nursing majors at CUNY Hunter College.

Hunter Nursing Bachelor’s Program

Of the 190 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Nursing from Hunter in 2017-2018, 15% were men and 85% were women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Nursing Bachelor's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a bachelor's in nursing.

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 67
Black or African American 21
Hispanic or Latino 33
White 50
Non-Resident Aliens 17
Other Races 2

Hunter Nursing Master’s Program

In the 2017-2018 academic year, 114 students earned a master's degree in nursing from Hunter. About 89% of these graduates were women and the other 11% were men.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Nursing Master's Degree Grads

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from CUNY Hunter College with a master's in nursing.

Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 18
Black or African American 30
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 47
Non-Resident Aliens 7
Other Races 2

Areas of Concentration for Nursing

Nursing students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Registered Nursing 190
Geriatric Nurse/Nursing 70
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 26
Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing 16
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 6
Clinical Nurse Leader 4
Nursing Administration 2

Related Major Annual Graduates
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 64
Mental & Social Health Services 46
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 42
Communication Sciences 17
Public Health 15

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