Hunter College

Hunter Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Hunter student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Hunter College 2021 diversity report are below.

Hunter Student Population

How Many Students Attend Hunter College?

Hunter total enrollment is approximately 23,193 students.

12,991 are undergraduates and 1,689 are graduate students.

Hunter Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Hunter undergraduate population is made up of 64% women, and 36% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Hunter Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 4,077
Hispanic 4,049
White 2,650
Black or African American 1,180
International 627
Multi-Ethnic 361
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 23
Unknown 0

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Hunter Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 80% of full-time grad students are women, and 20% men.

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Hunter Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 745
Hispanic 427
Black or African American 288
Asian 156
International 35
Multi-Ethnic 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Unknown 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Hunter achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,031 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1031 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  70.68 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does Hunter Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Hunter overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Hunter is ranked 194 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  194 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  94.91 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Hunter Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 6,764
White 6,599
Asian 5,532
Black or African American 2,565
International 1,071
Multi-Ethnic 585
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 37
Unknown 0

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Hunter College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,019
Black or African American 601
Asian 481
Multi-Ethnic 42
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Hunter ranks 2,362 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2362 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  37.69 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 15,705 female students and 7,488 male students at Hunter.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Hunter is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  83.99 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 2,319 female teachers and 1,679 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

2.47% Out of State
0.72% Out of the Country

Hunter ranks 1,580 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

2.47% of Hunter students come from out of state, and 0.72% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  27 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 21 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 2,136
New Jersey 20
Connecticut 5
California 4
Ohio 3

International Students at Hunter

Students from 170 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
38.32% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  83.97 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Hunter, 38.32% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 5,138
20-21 4,722
25-29 4,358
18-19 4,094
35 and over 2,301
30-34 1,980
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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