The Hunter College Brookdale Residence Hall provides limited housing options for students who can meet the eligibility requirements. However, not all applicants can be accommodated due to the very high demand for student housing. International students are strongly encouraged to make their living arrangements before coming to the United State. The FAQs (frequently asked questions) that follow provide you with the answers to the most commonly asked questions about student housing at Hunter College. Additionally, you may want to consider the short and long-term housing options available at bottom of the page.
FAQs About Student Housing at Hunter College
Am I guaranteed a room in Hunter Residence Hall upon getting accepted to Hunter?
No, Hunter College does not guarantee housing for any students. There are fewer rooms than there are applicants, therefore students are encouraged to also consider other housing options.
Where is Hunter Residence Hall located, how many rooms are there, and of what type?
Hunter College Residence Halls are located at the following locations. The college's Brookdale Campus is at 425 East 25th Street (at 1st Avenue), NY, NY. The 92nd Street Campus is located at 1395 Lexington Ave (at 92nd Street), New York, NY 10128. The 97th Street Campus is located at 1760 3rd Avenue at 97th Street, New York, NY 10029.
What is the cost of a room at Hunter Residence Hall?
The current fee range is $1,100 – $1,900 for single rooms per semester, depending on their location and length of the semester. Bigger rooms range $1,300 – $3,100 per semester. Additional fees include security and key deposits.
How is the decision made whether or not to offer a place to an applicant?
The process of reviewing the applications is based upon a number of factors. Applications are prioritized according to NY State residency, distance from the college, remaining financial need and date received. However, priority is also granted to returning residents and to participants of certain special academic programs at the college.
When should I apply for a room for next semester?
Please visit the Living@Hunter website for more information.
How long can I stay in the residence hall once I received a room?
The majority of students accepted to the Residence Hall are allowed to stay for two years unless they are participating in certain special programs. Other exceptions are seniors and second year graduate students who are given one year in the Residence Hall.
Are there any alternatives to the Hunter Residence Hall?
Yes, Hunter students are eligible to apply for a room in City College Residence Hall. Many private residence halls throughout the city offer rooms in a wide range of prices. Other alternatives include renting an apartment with other Hunter students. You may consult the Hunter Residence Hall’s website or the One to World website at www.one-to-world.org.
This list of other temporary housing options provided below is for information purposes only.
Sara's New York Homestay, LLC,
1 West 34th. Street Suite 70, New York, NY 10001
(212) 564 5979
Short-Term and Long-Term Housing
Availability starts in January
1 (800) 297-4694
Availability starts in January
718-961-6880 extension 133
Graduate Student Housing
International Student House (2 weeks minimum)