Tool December 2017

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 45 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 137 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 94%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69923%
600+32%

SAT Math Score

700+10%
600-69934%
600+45%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied28,510
Students admitted10,984
Admission rate39%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate24%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,530
Fees$450
Room and board$8,655
Estimated book expense$1,364
Total cost$16,999

Cost after need-based aid$9,244
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,356

Average debt at graduation$13,000

Out of State

Tuition$17,400
Fees$450
Room and board$8,655
Estimated book expense$1,364
Total cost$27,869

Cost after need-based aid$20,114
Cost after non-need-based aid$24,226

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$45,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met80%
Average need-based aid$7,755
Average non-need-based aid$3,643

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment16,723

Full-Time

Men4,383
Women7,840

Part-Time

Men1,605
Women2,895

Freshmen retained85%

# - 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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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