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Hunter Tuition & Cost

New York, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State New York Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for CUNY Hunter College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,364
Other Fees$452
Room and Board $10,429
Other Expenses Budget$5,763
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for CUNY Hunter College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,364
Other Fees$452
Room and Board $10,429
Other Expenses Budget$5,763

Residents of New York pay an annual total price of $24,938 to attend CUNY Hunter College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,930 for tuition, $10,429 room and board, $1,364 for books and supplies and $452 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $32,888 which is 31.9% higher than New York residents. The tuition charge is $14,880 while room and board is $10,429, books and supplies are $1,364 and other fees come in at $452.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend CUNY Hunter College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income CUNY Hunter College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$396
$30,001 to $48,000$2,135
$48,001 to $75,000$6,908
$75,001 to $110,000$9,436

The average reported annual net price for CUNY Hunter College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $4,014 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

93% of full-time undergrad CUNY Hunter College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $9,347 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 5% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $4,286 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $13,020.

Finanical Aid CUNY Hunter College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $9,347 93%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $3,231 17%
Pell Grants $5,460 61%
Other Federal Grants $724 86%
State and Local Grants $5,186 81%
Federal Student Loans $4,286 5%
Other Student Loans $13,020 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to CUNY Hunter College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $27,572. The loan balance of $27,572 is a four year multiple of the $6,893 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $263 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $27,572
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $263.07
Total Interest Paid $3,996.08
Sum of All Loan Payments $31,568.08

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year New York Residents Non Residents
1 $24,938 $32,888
2 $25,411 $33,511
3 $25,892 $34,147
4 $26,383 $34,794

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at CUNY Hunter College to be $99,752 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at CUNY Hunter College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
New York Residents $305 $915 $1,220
Out of State Residents $620 $1,860 $2,480

Estimated cost for a class at CUNY Hunter College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at CUNY Hunter College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

CUNY Hunter College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190594 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Hunter College.