Universities in New York

CUNY Hunter College


University Information

Location: Manhattan, New York
Founded: 1870
Undergraduate Students:  16 500
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Public university
Website: www.hunter.cuny.edu

About the University

Hunter College, located in the heart of Manhattan, is the largest college in the City University of New York (CUNY). Founded in 1870, it is also one of the oldest public colleges in the country. More than 23,000 students currently attend Hunter, pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 170 areas of study.

Hunter’s student body is as diverse as New York City itself. For more than 140 years, Hunter has provided educational opportunities for women and minorities, and today, students from every walk of life and every corner of the world attend Hunter.

In addition to offering a multitude of academic programs in its prestigious School of Arts and Sciences, Hunter offers a wide breadth of programs in its preeminent Schools of EducationNursingSocial WorkHealth Professions and Urban Public Health.

Hunter offers master’s programs in nursing, nutrition, biomedical laboratory management, accounting, education, speech-language pathology and all the liberal arts, plus a number of accelerated and advanced certificate programs. Talented students from around the world apply to Hunter’s master’s programs in the fine arts, including creative writing, studio art, integrated media arts and playwriting.

Excerpt from CUNY Hunter’s website.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.

Hunter does not have its own specific health insurance plan for students.  They provide a few choices:

Students may choose instead to subscribe to the insurance proposed by MICEFA, AIG.  

Living on-campus: Hunter does not make housing arrangements for students who choose to attend Hunter. it is essential that students be prepared to make their own housing arrangements before arrival.

Off-campus Housing: for ressources, contact your international student advisor.

The average budget per month is: $900

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $7,000.00 per semester.