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Readmission Policy & Procedure


Fall Semester July 1
Winter Session October 15
Spring Semester December 1
Summer Session  April 15

Graduate Readmission Policies:

  • This application is to be used only if you have previously attended and completed at least one semester as a graduate student at Hunter College and wish to return. 
  • You can only be readmitted to the same status in which you formerly attended.  If you are a former non-degree student and are seeking admission to a degree program you must complete the online graduate degree application
  • If you have been accepted as a matriculated student for a previous semester but did not register for classes, you cannot use this application. You must reapply by completing the graduate degree application.
  • If you are a graduate degree student who had an approved leave of absence you must file for readmission in order to return to Hunter College.

Additional Requirements:

  • If your graduate GPA is below 3.0 and you still want to apply for readmission, submit a Graduate Readmission Probation Approval Form signed by the Graduate Advisor and Division Dean along with your Application for Graduate Readmission.
  • If the allowed time period for completion of your degree has passed (five (5) years except for the School of Arts and Sciences - four (4) years) you would need to submit an approved Application for Graduate Time Extension to the Registrar's office .
  • If you are applying for degree readmission and completed graduate course work in your absence from Hunter College, arrange to have official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended sent to:
Hunter College
Graduate Admissions Office, Room 223 North
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Application Fee:

The following application fees are required for readmission:

 Degree students $20
 Non-degree students $75

The application fee will be collected at the time of your first registration.  Do Not Send the Application Fee in With Your Application!

Review and Notification:

Students who left the college in good academic standing, (grade point average 3.0 or higher) and are within the allowed time period for their degree completion (five years from the date of matriculation for students in the School of Education, Schools of Health Professions, and Silberman School of Social Work; four years of the date of matriculation for students in the School of Arts and Sciences)  are generally approved for readmission.  If your application and supporting material are acceptable, materials will be sent with further instructions about registration. Consult your Graduate Advisor regarding planning your registration and future studies.

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 10AM - 5PM

Friday 10AM - 3PM

Telephone (212) 396-6049


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