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School of Education

Extended Deadlines

All of the graduate degree programs under the School of Education (EXCEPT MSEd in School Counseling; MSEd in Mental Health Counseling; MA in Dance Education; Adv. Cert. in Supervision and Administration, and EdD in Instructional Leadership) have extended their deadline until Wednesday, June 1

School of Arts and Sciences

Extended Deadlines

The following graduate degree programs have extended their deadline until Wednesday, June 1: MS in AccountingMA in Geography; Certificate in Geographic Information Science; MFA in Integrated Media ArtsMA in Statistics and Applied Mathematics

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TOEFL, TSE, and TWE Scores

Prospective students whose native language is not English and who have completed all or part of their  post-secondary education in a country where English is not the native language must possess the ability to read English with ease, understand rapid idiomatic English as used in lectures and group discussions, and express thoughts quickly and efficiently in spoken, as well as written, English. 

Admission is offered only to those students who are fully prepared in English as demonstrated in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is not acceptable at Hunter College.

The TOEFL requirement is determined by your academic background and is not affected by your US legal status. US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency do not exempt you from the TOEFL requirement. Having earned a graduate degree (master's) at an accredited institution within the United States does not exempt you from the TOEFL requirement either. For information on taking the TOEFL, visit

Applications for students who are required to submit TOEFL, TSE, or TWE will not be considered without the test scores

The following minimum scores must be obtained:

    • Paper Based Test: 550
    • Computer Administered Test: 233
    • Internet Based Test: 60 (less speaking component)

Please refer to the Program Requirements section to verify if your program requires TOEFL scores that are higher than the College's minimum requirement.

  • Applicants to the School of Education who are required to take the TOEFL also need to present scores on the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and Test of Written English (TWE). Please refer to Program Requirements to verify the minimum TSE and TWE scores required for the program to which you are applying. *Please note, the TSE and TWE are part of the IBT TOEFL exam.
  • If you are applying to the Schools of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, Communication Sciences, Medical Laboratory Sciences, School of Nursing or Physical Therapy direct the Educational Testing Service (ETS) ( to send your TOEFL scores to Hunter College, Graduate Admissions Office, institutional code is 2301.
  • If you are applying to the Silberman School of Social Work direct the Educational Testing Service (ETS) ( to send your TOEFL scores to the School of Social Work, institutional code is 2308.



Graduate Admissions Summer Office Hours

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

*Friday 10:00am-12:00pm


*The graduate admissions office will be closed on:


Friday, June 24, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Monday, July 4 - Independence Day

Friday, July 15, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

*Please follow the Hunter College website for additional college closings

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School of Nursing

Extended Deadlines:

The following graduate degree programs have extended their Fall 2016 deadline until Sunday, May 16 : Adult/Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist-MS, Community/Public Health Nursing-MS,Gerontological/Adult Nurse Practitioner-MS, Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner-DNP, Community/Public Health Nursing-DNP, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-DNP, Family Nurse Practitioner-DNP (only applicants with completed MS)