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Social Sciences at CUNY Hunter College

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. In addition, we cover how Hunter ranks in comparison to other schools with social sciences programs.

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Social Sciences Degrees Available at Hunter

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences
  • Master’s Degree in Social Sciences

Hunter Social Sciences Rankings

The bachelor's program at Hunter was ranked #129 on College Factual's Best Schools for social sciences list. It is also ranked #19 in New York.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Social Sciences 3
Most Popular Colleges for Social Sciences 66
Best Colleges for Social Sciences 129
Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates 483

Popularity of Social Sciences at Hunter

During the 2017-2018 academic year, CUNY Hunter College handed out 594 bachelor's degrees in social sciences. Due to this, the school was ranked #66 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 10% over the previous year when 542 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 119 students received their master’s degree in social sciences from Hunter. This makes it the #26 most popular school for social sciences master’s degree candidates in the country.

Hunter Social Sciences Students

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

Hunter Social Sciences Bachelor’s Program

Of the 594 social sciences students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from Hunter, about 32% were men and 68% were women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences 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 social sciences.

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 108
Black or African American 77
Hispanic or Latino 199
White 165
Non-Resident Aliens 34
Other Races 11

Hunter Social Sciences Master’s Program

Of the 119 social sciences students who graduated with a master's degree in 2017-2018 from Hunter, about 49% were men and 51% were women.

Hunter Gender Breakdown of Social Sciences Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Hunter are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 57% of students fell into this category.

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

Ethnic Diversity of Social Sciences Majors at CUNY Hunter College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 68
Non-Resident Aliens 14
Other Races 4

Areas of Concentration for Social Sciences

Social Sciences 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
Sociology 253
Economics 158
Political Science & Government 132
Urban Studies 76
Anthropology 63
Geography & Cartography 45
Archeology 4

Related Major Annual Graduates
Education 1,109
Psychology 780
Communication & Journalism 193
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 75
History 54

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