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Hunter College Graduate School Report

6,109 Graduate Students
$11,398 Avg Graduate Tuition & Fees (In-State)
96.3% Took Classes Online
If you want to know more about Hunter College Graduate School, such as what degree programs it offers, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. You can jump to any section of this page using the following list.

Hunter College Graduate School Rankings

#128 Master's Degree School in U.S.
#370 Doctorate Degree School in U.S.

College Factual produces its Best Quality Schools rankings on a yearly basis to recognize those graduate schools that provide an excellent educational experience and are dedicated to helping their students succeed. Our methodology places a high weight on things such as post-graduation wages, time to graduate, and student-per-faculty ratio. Post-graduation debt, faculty and staff diversity, and other factors are also taken into account.

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Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking

Hunter College landed the #128 spot in College Factual's 2023 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking out of a pool of 1151 colleges and universities that were eligible for this year's ranking. So, the school is among the best in the nation with its Top 15% ranking. For this achievement, Hunter received one of this year's Best Master's Schools badges.

For the Best Master's Degree Schools in New York, Hunter came in at #11.


Best Doctorate Degree Schools Ranking

Of the 676 institutions of higher learning that were examined in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking, Hunter came in at #370.

In addition, Hunter took the #31 spot for Best Doctorate Degree Schools in New York.


Hunter College Graduate Student Diversity

6,109 Graduate Students
77.5% Women
50.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Hunter College was the school of choice for 6,109 graduate students in the last year for which we have data. In order to come up with a feel for how diverse the school is, College Factual analyzed the demographics of these students. Keep reading to learn more.

Hunter Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio

Women make up 77.5% of the total graduate student body at Hunter while men make you 22.5%. These percentages may be different for specific degree programs.


Hunter Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Racial-ethnic minorities* make up 50.9% of the graduate student population at Hunter. Americans aren't the only ones who appreciate the graduate programs at Hunter. Around 2.9% of graduate students are international. For more details on graduate school diversity at the school, check out the chart below. If you click on it, you'll be taken to a page with more details.


Hunter Graduate School Cost of Attendance

$11,398 Avg Tuition & Fees (In-State)
Part-time graduate students at Hunter College pay an average of $855 per credit hour if they come from out of state. In-state part-timers receive a discounted rate of $470.

The average graduate full-time tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $11,090 $20,520
Fees $308 $308

Average Salary of Hunter Grads with Master’s or Doctorate

$62,583 Avg Salary (Master's)
$78,135 Avg Salary (Doctorate)

Master’s Degree Average Earnings

Master's degree recipients from Hunter earn an average salary of $62,583 during the early years of their career. Chalk that up in the win column since that salary is 7% higher than the national average of $58,425.


Doctorate Degree Average Earnings

The average early-career salary for doctorate degree recipients from Hunter is $78,135. That's pretty good comparatively. In fact, it is 4% higher than the national average of $75,260.


Location of Hunter College Graduate School

New York State
Large City Campus Setting
Public Public/Private
Hunter College is a public institution located in New York, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

Get more details about the location of Hunter College.


Contact details for Hunter are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
Phone: 212-772-4000

Online Learning for Hunter Grad Students

96.3% Took At Least One Online Class
65.8% Took All Classes Online

In 2019-2020, 96.3% of the graduate students at Hunter College took at least one class online. Roughly 65.8% of all grad students took courses exclusively online.


Hunter College Master’s Degree Programs

The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.

Master’s Degree Program Annual Graduates
Accounting 27
Anthropology 3
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 1
Child Development & Psychology 20
Classical Languages & Literature 217
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 14
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 11
Communication & Media Studies 17
Communication Sciences 24
Computer Science 3
Dance 4
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 1
Drama & Theater Arts 10
Economics 7
Educational Administration 109
Fine & Studio Arts 72
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 16
General Biology 17
General Psychology 7
Geography & Cartography 7
History 3
Literature 3
Mathematics 1
Mental & Social Health Services 46
Music 9
Nursing 57
Physics 2
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 3
Romance Languages 8
Social Work 622
Sociology 2
Special Education 320
Statistics 24
Student Counseling 64
Teacher Education Grade Specific 217
Teacher Education Subject Specific 183
Teaching English or French 87
Urban Studies 68

Hunter College Doctorate Degree Programs

Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.

Doctorate Degree Program Annual Graduates
Curriculum & Instruction 1
Nursing 8
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 58

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.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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