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Scholar Cohort Programs

The Honors Scholar Program offers students a variety of advantages and support that can help create an extraordinary learning experience at Hunter College. The program offers tailored classes, merit scholarships, faculty mentors, an extensive system of academic advising, priority registration, and freshman year priority access to residence life. Honors Scholars are encouraged to work toward honors in the major or interdisciplinary studies, postgraduate education, and high-impact educational experiences (e.g. study abroad, research, internships).  

There are nine programs, each functioning as a meta-major with key first-year required courses for clusters of majors. This aids students in exploring related programs of study and graduating in a timely manner. In addition to a faculty advisor, all scholars are assigned a dedicated full-time professional staff advisor to assist with major selection and course planning.

There are nine scholar cohort programs:

Athena Philosophy and humanities
Community Liberal arts
Jenny Hunter Liberal arts
Muse Visual and performing arts
Nursing Nursing
Roosevelt Civic issues and public policy
Sage Liberal arts
Yalow Scientific research and/or medicine
Computer Science (coming Fall 2016) Computer science

Prospective Scholars

Are you a high-achieving high school graduate (or soon-to-be graduate) who wants a trully unique academic experience at Hunter College? See the Scholar Programs Undergreaduate Admissions and Recruitment page for more info.

Current Scholars

Scholars, check the My Scholar Program section of your MyHunter Page to find your assigned scholar advisor: Elizabeth Wall-O'Brien, Benjamin Ross, or Brian Buckwald. You can also book your advising appointment online using Agile Advisor.  And remember to come to your advisor's office, not East 1119, for your appointment!

Contact Scholar Programs

scholarprograms@hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-396-6888 

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