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Application Fee

These instructions are not applicable to those who are applying to the CUNY School of Public Health. For more information on the application requirements, please consult with the SOPHAS website

A $125 application fee is required of all applicants. Applications submitted without the fee cannot be processed. You can pay your application fee via CREDIT CARD, CHECK, OR MONEY ORDER.

  • Credit Card: When you are ready to submit the online application, click on the SUBMIT button. The on-screen instructions will lead you to the payment method.
  • Check, or Money Order: When you are ready to submit the online application, click on the SUBMIT button. The on-screen instructions will lead you to the payment method. Select CHECK in the payment method of the online graduate degree application. Please be sure the personal check or money order is made payable to HUNTER COLLEGE. If a check is written for you by someone else, PLEASE BE SURE TO PRINT BOTH YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME on the face of the check, or money order.
  • Those currently attending Hunter as graduate non-degree students who are applying for degree status are exempt from the $125 application processing fee.


Where do I forward my check, or money order to?

  • For ALL graduate degree programs EXCEPT the Silberman School of Social Work, and the CUNY School of Public Health, please mail the payment to: Hunter College - Office of Graduate Admissions, Rm 223NORTH - 695 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065


  • If you are applying to the Silberman School of Social Work, please mail the payment to:Silberman School of Social Work - Enrollment Management, 7th Floor - 2180 Third Avenue - New York, NY 10035


As the application fee is devoted to the administrative cost of processing all applications, it is not refundable under any circumstances, regardless of the outcome, the date of filing, the time of review, or, if for whatever reason, the application is withdrawn.


Graduate Application Fee Waiver for Veterans (including Active Duty, Reservists and National Guard)

Graduate applicants who are Veterans of the United States Military Service, currently on Active Duty or members of the National Guard or Reserves, are exempt from paying the graduate application fee.

Proof required includes a copy of either of the following:

  • DD-214
  • Current Military Card
  • Deployment or Pre-separation orders

Send request along with proof of your Veteran/Military status to us via:


Fax: 212-396- 6369 (include Attn: "Veterans Fee Waiver")


Hunter College Graduate Admissions
695 Park Ave, Room 223 North
New York, NY 10065
Attn: Veterans Fee Waiver
Graduate Admissions Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 10:00am-5:00pm

Fridays 10:00am-12:00pm

The graduate admissions office will be CLOSED on:

Thursday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Recess

Friday, November 27 - Thanksgiving Recess

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