Hunter College is one of the oldest public colleges in the country, educating more than 22,000 students a year across 170 areas of study. Offering affordable higher education, Hunter attracts students from every walk of life and all across the world, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college.
Students can enroll in undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, in addition to accelerated and advanced certificate programs across hundreds of fields, from anthropology to women’s studies. Home to renowned research centers, including the Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function, Hunter offers exceptional educational and research opportunities. Many of its faculty members are well known for their research endeavors.
- College Type: Public
- Program Type: 4-Year College
- College Size: Large (over 5,000 students)
- Campus Setting: Urban
Hunter graduates include published authors, community activists, notable artists, and civic leaders, many of whom have gone on to receive Fulbright scholarships, Mellon fellowships, and National Institutes of Health grants.
More than 1,800 students prepare to apply their skills as the next generation of scientists, artists, public servants, health care professionals, and scholars. Throughout their experience, they are guided by mentors and advisors who are committed to their success as educated world citizens.
The school has three residence halls, including two that are just blocks from Central Park. Hunter competes in 18 NCAA Division III level varsity teams.