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Welcome to Hunter College Graduate Admissions


We are pleased to learn of your interest in pursuing graduate studies at Hunter College. Our graduate programs are wide-ranging, affordable, acclaimed and student-centered. They combine extraordinary faculty; real-world training in the heart of Manhattan; an exceptionally diverse, stimulating student population; uncommon respect for your abilities and your time; and unparalleled support for your goals. All at an exceptional value.

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Applicants applying for the Fall 2020 term - the Hunter College Senate has recently approved a GRE waiver for the following graduate degree programs:

MA in Animal Behavior & Conservation, MA in Anthropology, MA in Art History, MA in Computer Science, MA in Economics, MA in English Literature, MS in Social Research, MA in Spanish, MA in Statistics and Applied Math, and MA in Psychology 

Additionally, the GMAT has been waived for the MS in Accounting


**FALL 2020 Extended Deadlines**


Silberman School of Social Work - July 15


School of Arts and Sciences

MS Accounting July 15
MA Anthropology June 1
MA Art History June 1
MA Computer Science July 15
Adv. Cert. Cytotechnology May 15
MA Economics July 15
MA Geography July 15
MS Geoinformatics, GIS Certificate July 15
MA History June 1
MFA Integrated Media Arts July 1
MA Psychology June 1
MA Theatre May 15


School of Education

You may contact the School of Education via email at with any questions about upcoming application deadlines.

***Application Fee Waiver***


*Current Hunter College seniors*

Current Hunter College seniors (undergraduates graduating with their first bachelor's degree from Hunter College) could be eligible for an application fee waiver. Contact to find out how to request an application fee waiver. When submitting the online graduate degree application, please select 'Pay by Check' but do not submit a payment.


*Special Education and Adolescent Education Math Programs*

Applicants applying to programs for the FALL 2020 TERM, leading to high-needs certification areas, including all developmental levels in Special Education and Adolescent Math are eligible for an application fee waiver. These programs are listed below:

Adolescent Mathematics Education (Grades 7-12) Master's, and Post Master's Advance Certificate 
Adolescent Mathematics Professional Certificate (Grades 7-12) Master's
Adolescent Special Education Generalist (Grades 7-12) Master's and Advance Certificate
Childhood Special Education: Behavior Disorders (Grades 1-6) Master's and Advance Certificate
Childhood Special Education: Learning Disabilities (Grades 1-6) Master's and Advance Certificate
Childhood Special Education: Severe/Multiple Disabilities Master's
Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families (Birth-Grade 2) Master's and Advance Certificate
Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families- Severe & Multiple Disabilities (Birth-Grade 2) Master's
Professional Certificate in Special Education Master's Degree

Applying for Graduate Studies - the Essentials:

This site contains all of the information that you need to complete an online application for graduate studies:

  • Program Requirements outlines key program information and admissions requirements for each Hunter graduate program
  • Applying contains important information about the Degree, Non-Degree, and Readmission application processes, including application deadlines, special requirements for international applicants and a link to Hunter’s online application
  • New Graduate Students links you to all the information you need to register for your first semester as a graduate student at Hunter College
  • Tuition links you to tuition and fee information for graduate students and financial aid resources
  • FAQs respond to questions most commonly asked by applicants




The graduate admissions team is working remotely due to the COVID-19 public health crisis

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