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Hunter Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Hunter students.

Hunter Student Population

24,052 Total Students
13,753 Undergraduates
1,739 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Hunter College?

Hunter total enrollment is approximately 24,052 students. 13,753 are undergraduates and 1,739 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.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Hunter Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Asian 4,415
Hispanic 4,095
White 2,809
Black or African American 1,309
International 611
Multi-Ethnic 469
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 23
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Hunter Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 79% of full-time grad students are women, and 21% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Hunter Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 798
Hispanic 439
Black or African American 270
Asian 162
International 33
Multi-Ethnic 32
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Hunter Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 6,883
White 6,861
Asian 5,866
Black or African American 2,652
International 1,010
Multi-Ethnic 701
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 36
Unknown 0

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Hunter College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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Hunter Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 16,309 female students and 7,743 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.


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%.

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


*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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