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Effective August 2014 prospective applicants to the CUNY School of Public Health need to apply through the SOPHAS application system. Please DO NOT use the Hunter College graduate degree online application.

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Financial Aid

Many graduate students at Hunter finance their education through federal, state, and Hunter aid programs. Degree students who register for six (6) or more credits and meet all federal aid eligibility requirements may qualify for a low-interest Federal Direct Loan. Graduate students may also qualify for Federal Perkins Loan, or Federal College Work Study. New York State residents may qualify for New York State Tuition Assistance.


The Office of Financial Aid at Hunter College can provide you with information and a CUNY FAFSA/FAF application for the following programs:

  • Federal Stafford Loan
  • Federal Supplemental Loan to Students (SLS)
  • Federal Perkins Loan
  • Federal College Work Study (FCWS)
  • New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

You can also contact the academic department to which you are applying for information on:

  • Graduate assistantships
  • Traineeships in Nursing (US Departrment of Health & Human Services)
  • Traineeships in Communication Sciences and Rehabilitation Counseling (US Department of Education)
  • Fellowships in Environmental Health
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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