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Urban Policy and Leadership

Program Overview:

Degree Offered: MS (36 credits)
Fall Application Deadline: March 15
Spring Application Deadline: November 1
Graduate Advisor: Jill Simone Gross
Contact Information: jill.s.gross@hunter.cuny.edu

212-772-5600

Applicants who have completed all or part of their university studies in a non-US institution and/or require student visas must submit their applications no later than February 1  to be considered for Fall admission and September 15 to be considered for Spring admission.

Admission Requirements:

You must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for admission.  Meeting these minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution comparable in standard and content to a bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 expected. *Applicants with grade point average below 3.0 will be considered for admission when GRE scores, documentation of professional experience in the field, and/or graduate level academic work completed in other accredited graduate programs demonstrates adequate preparation to successfully pursue the degree program.
  • At least 12 credits of undergraduate courses in social science.
  • Two letters of recommendation from appropriate academic or professional sources.
  • A statement of purpose of approximately 500 words describing your objectives in undertaking graduate study. In reviewing applications, considerable importance is placed on the applicant’s interest in and commitment to advanced study and professional development.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English and who have taken all or part of their undergraduate education in a country where English is not the native language are required to submit scores on the TOEFL/IELTS. The following minimum scores must be obtained:
      • TOEFL iBT: 80/ Paper Based Test: 550/ Computer Administered Test: 213
      • IELTS: 6.5 Overall Band Score

Additional Information:

For additional program information, visit the Urban Policy and Planning Department website

ATTENTION:

 

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

Please direct all inquiries via

Email: gradadmissions@hunter.cuny.edu ; Telephone (212) 396-6049

Virtual Office Hours

Monday-Thursday 10:00AM-5:00PM

Friday 10:00AM-3:00PM


Please follow the Hunter College website for additional college closings

To learn more about CUNY's COVID-19 response, please visit Coronavirus Updates

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