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What Hunter Fin Aid Will You Get?

The total cost of attendance at Hunter College can seem overwhelming, but remember that the majority of students receive some sort of financial assistance. This could be in the form of scholarships, grants, work-study, or loans.

Uncover the various financial aid options provided by Hunter and determine which ones you may be eligible for by continuing your exploration.

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What Proportion of Students at Hunter Benefit from Financial Aid?

$9,477.00 is the typical Hunter College’s first year financial aid package. Approximately 94% of incoming freshmen obtain financial assistance, with the majority being offered as grants and scholarships.


Is it a Discount?

Loans are included in the umbrella of ‘financial aid’, even so, the only true discount from the cost of college is a grant or scholarship that you don’t have to pay back.

College Loans at Hunter College

Student debt should be thought of as an “outcome” rather than “aid”. Read more about student loan debt at Hunter College.

As well as scholarships, 89% of freshmen (2256 total) obtained a federal grant, for about $4,453.00 a piece.

How Much Aid Is Available That I Don’t Have to Repay?

These scholarships and grants are composed of primarily federal grants, and some state and local awards.

89% of freshmen at Hunter College (2256 total) received a federal grant, averaging $4,453.00.


Amount of Financial Assistance Per Family Income

The table shows scholarship and grant allocations by income for first-year students receiving any type of federal Title IV assistance, including Federal PLUS loans.

Income LevelPercent of FreshmanAverage Assistance
Income 0-30k37.25%$12,823.00
Income 30k-48k14.85%$11,084.00
Income 48k-75k8.43%$6,311.00
Income 75k-110k1.70%$3,783.00
Income 110k +0.87%$1,126.00

Title IV Aid

The table above shows students who are receiving Title IV aid, which is federal assistance from the government in the form of grants, loans, and work-study. Learn more.

The Average Undergrad Who Gets a Scholarship or Grant Gets $9,477.00.

94% of the 2526 undergraduates at Hunter College receive some sort of grant aid. This is a total of about 2359 students getting an average of $9,477.00 per person.

Exploring the Cost Breakdown of Tuition and Fees?

Check out the Tuition and Fees page or the Cost Per Credit Hour page to find out more.

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