Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Hunter College of the City University of New York (New York, NY)

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Hunter College of the City University of New York is ranked 80 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 154 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 95%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+7%
600-69923%
600+30%

SAT Math Score

700+9%
600-69935%
600+44%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied28,041
Students admitted10,878
Admission rate39%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate25%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,330
Fees$450
Room and board$8,184
Estimated book expense$1,364
Total cost$16,328

Cost after need-based aid$8,466
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,918

Average debt at graduation$13,000

Out of State

Tuition$13,890
Fees$450
Room and board$8,184
Estimated book expense$1,364
Total cost$23,888

Cost after need-based aid$16,026
Cost after non-need-based aid$21,478

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,000

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met72%
Average need-based aid$7,862
Average non-need-based aid$2,410

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment16,550

Full-Time

Men4,254
Women7,779

Part-Time

Men1,586
Women2,931

Freshmen retained82%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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