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Welcome to Hunter College Graduate Admissions


We are pleased to learn of your interest in pursuing graduate studies at Hunter College. Our graduate programs are wide-ranging, affordable, acclaimed and student-centered. They combine extraordinary faculty; real-world training in the heart of Manhattan; an exceptionally diverse, stimulating student population; uncommon respect for your abilities and your time; and unparalleled support for your goals. All at an exceptional value.

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Hunter College considers applicants on a rolling basis and space availability to many of our graduate programs after the advertised deadlines. Please contact Graduate Admissions at for specific information.

Fall 2023 Extended Deadlines


School of Education - *April 15

*For most programs in the School of Education EXCEPT EdD in Instructional Leadership, MS and Adv. Cert. in Applied Behavioral Analysis, MSEd in Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling. You may also view the extended deadline by navigating to the aforementioned School of Education webpages > Select and click on the link of the respective graduate program > Scroll to the bottom of the page until you see 'Application Deadlines'


Program Extended Deadline
School of Arts and Sciences
MS Accounting June 1
MA and Adv. Cert. Animal Behavior & Conservation May 1
MA Anthropology May 1
MA Applied Digital Sociology May 1
MA Art History May 1
MA Biological Sciences May 1
MS Biomedical Laboratory Management June 1
MA Computer Science May 1
Adv. Cert. Cytotechnology  May 1
MA Economics June 1
MA Geography July 1
MA Geoinformatics May 1
MA History May 1
MFA Integrated Media Arts April 15
MA Italian May 1
MA Music May 1
MA Psychology April 15
MA Statistics and Applied Math May 1
MA Translation and Interpreting June 1
MUP Urban Planning April 1
MS Urban Policy and Leadership April 15


Fall 2023 Degree Admission - GRE/GMAT Waiver

The Hunter College Senate recently approved a GRE/GMAT waiver for applicants applying to the following programs:

MS Accounting, MA Anthropology, MA Art History, MA Biochemistry, MA Computer Science MA Economics, MA English Literature, MA French, MS Geoinformatics, MA History, MA Italian, MA in Psychology, MA Pure Mathematics, and MA in Statistics & Applied Math, and MA Spanish

The faculty of the School of Education also voted to waive the GRE admission requirement for Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 applicants.


Application Fee Waivers

Current Hunter College Seniors Application Fee Waiver Current Hunter College seniors (undergraduates graduating with their first bachelor's degree from Hunter College) could be eligible for an application fee waiver. Contact to find out how to request an application fee waiver. When submitting the online graduate degree application, select 'Pay by Check' but do not submit a payment.

CUNY Sponsored Application Fee Applicants who submit an application prior to June 30, 2023 to the following programs are eligible for a sponsored application fee:

Adolescent Mathematics (Grades 7-12), MA and Post Master's Advance Certificate
Adolescent Mathematics Professional Certificate, MA
Childhood Education with a Specialization in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), MSEd
Elementary Math Specialist, MSEd

Applying for Graduate Studies - the Essentials:

This site contains all of the information that you need to complete an online application for graduate studies:

  • Program Requirements outlines key program information and admissions requirements for each Hunter graduate program
  • Applying contains important information about the Degree, Non-Degree, and Readmission application processes, including application deadlines, special requirements for international applicants and a link to Hunter’s online application
  • New Graduate Students links you to all the information you need to register for your first semester as a graduate student at Hunter College
  • Tuition links you to tuition and fee information for graduate students and financial aid resources
  • FAQs respond to questions most commonly asked by applicants
Virtual Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM

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

Please direct all inquiries via:

Telephone: (212) 396-6049


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