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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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Fall 2021 Extended Deadlines:


School of Education Programs


School of Arts & Sciences Programs
Accounting May 1
Animal Behavior & Conservation (MA and Adv. Cert.) April 15
Anthropology May 1
Biological Sciences May 1
Biomedical Laboratory Management May 1
Computer Science May 1
Adv. Cert Cytotechnology May 1
Economics May 1
English Literature May 1
Geography May 1
History May 1
Integrated Media Arts May 1
Italian May 1
Music May 1
Psychology May 1
Pure Math May 1
Spanish May 1
Statistics and Applied Math May 1
Translation & Interpreting May 1
Urban Policy Leadership April 1



Fall 2021 Admission - GRE/GMAT Waiver

The Hunter College Senate has recently approved a GRE/GMAT waiver for applicants applying to the following programs:

School of Arts and Sciences

MS Accounting, MA Anthropology, MA Art History, MA Biochemistry, MA Computer Science, MA Economics, MA English Literature, MA French, MS Geoinformatics, MA History, MA Italian, MA Psychology, MA Pure Mathematics, MS Social Research, and MA Statistics & Applied Math

School of Education

MS in Applied Behavioral Analysis and EdD in Instructional Leadership

Physical Therapy

DPT Physical Therapy

Application Fee Waiver

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.

School of Education - Applicants applying to programs for the Fall 2021 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)
Adolescent Special Education Generalist (Grades 7-12) Master's and Advance Certificate
Professional Certification in Special Ed (All levels) Master's
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
Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families (Birth- Grade 2) (Early Childhood Special Ed) Master's and Advance Certificate
Early Childhood Development and Learning: Diverse Children and Families w/Severe Multiple Disabilities (Birth-Grade 2) Master's

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


Virtual Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM

*Due to the COVID-19 public health crisis, the graduate admissions team is working remotely

Please direct all inquiries via:

Telephone: (212) 396-6049


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