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Facts & Statistics

Academics (as of 2015)

Description Number Percentage
Total number of students enrolled
Number of undergraduate students
16,550 72%
Number of graduate students
Number of male students
7,250 32%
Number of female students
15,668 68%
Students from New York City
14,023 61%
Students from New York State (not including NYC) 6,908 30%
Students from other states
761 3%
Students from other countries
1,226 5%
Number of full time faculty
Number of part time faculty
1,431 66%
Number of tenured full time faculty

(See the Institutional Research Fact Book for more precise figures and prior records.)


Ratings, Rankings and Awards

  • The 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” ranks Hunter 11th among Top Public Schools in the North. Kiplinger’s Personal Finance names Hunter “one of the nation’s Best Value Colleges.” And Princeton Review calls Hunter “one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation.”
  • The 2013 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” ranked Hunter 8th in the list of Top Public Universities (North), 2nd among Master's Universities whose students graduate with the lowest debt burden, 4th for racial diversity in the Universities-Master's category, and 38th in the Best Universities-Master's (North) category.
  • For the 2012-2013 academic year Hunter College was named one of the nation's "top producers" for the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar Programs.
  • Hunter was named one of the "Best Value Colleges for 2013" by the Princeton Review and USA Today.


Name Dean
School of Arts and Sciences
Andrew Polsky
School of Education
Michael Middleton
School of Health Professions
Gail McCain 
Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing 
Gail McCain
Silberman School of Social Work
Mary Cavanaugh
School of Urban Public Health



Name Location
68th Street Main Campus
695 Park Avenue (212) 772-4000
Silberman School of Social Work/School of
Urban Public Health/Centro
2180 3rd Avenue
(212) 396-7886
Brookdale Campus: School of Nursing and
School of Health Professions
425 E. 25th Street
(212) 481-4312
MFA Building 205 Hudson Street
(212) 396-7301 
Roosevelt House 47-49 East 65th Street  (212) 650-3174
Campus Schools
71 E. 94th Street
(212) 860-1267
Belfer Research Building 413 E. 69th Street (212) 896-0455



Name Location Phone
Hunter College Library
3rd Floor East,
68th Street Campus
(212) 772-4143
Health Professions Library
Brookdale Campus
(212) 481-5117
School of Social Work Library
SSW Campus
(212) 396-7654
Zabar Art Library Room 1608N,
68th Street Campus
(212) 772-5054 



Name Title/Position
Jennifer J. Raab President
Lon Kaufman Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Eija Ayravainen
Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students
John Rose
Dean for Diversity & Compliance
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