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Hunter College Acceptance Rate, Requirements & Admissions Information

New York, NY

Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 2 4
Mathematics 2 3
Science 1 2
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   4
History    
Academic Electives   1

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
695 Park Avenue
City, State, Zip
New York, NY 10065-5085
Phone
 
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@hunter.cuny.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
 
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
 
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Not available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
 

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
36% of 31,030 applicants were admitted
Women
37% of 18,529 applicants were admitted
Men
35% of 12,501 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
3,498 (31%) of 11,300 admitted students enrolled
Women
2,136 (31%) of 6,863 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,362 (31%) of 4,437 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.46
3.75 and Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
19%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
560-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11.74%
Score of 600 - 700
41.13%
Score of 500 - 600
41.05%
Score of 400 - 500
5.99%
Score of 300 - 400
.04%
Score of 200 - 300
.04%
SAT EBRW
530-610 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7.96%
Score of 600 - 700
24.69%
Score of 500 - 600
59.51%
Score of 400 - 500
7.8%
Score of 300 - 400
.04%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

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