History, Affiliations & Rankings
The College was founded in 1870 and was initially a women's college. In 1946, they admitted their first male student. Hunter College is also a public university in New York City. It administers Hunter College High School and Hunter College Elementary School under its umbrella. According to the Princeton Review and the USA. Today for the “Best Value Colleges for 2010”, Hunter is the nation's number 2 "Best Value" in public colleges (in terms of academics, financial aid and costs of attendance). Times Higher Education ranks the institution 208 in US Rankings 2020
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
Hunter College stands by its main campus at East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue, a modern complex of three towers - the East, the West, and the North Buildings and the Thomas Hunter Hall, interconnected by skywalks. The main campus is the home to the School of Arts and Sciences and also to the School of Education. Hunter College has various research laboratories. These labs help in accommodating post-docs, PhD students from the CUNY Graduate School, and also undergraduate researchers. Hunter College library collections are housed in the Health Professions Library at the Brookdale Campus, Leon and Toby Cooperman Library (the main library), the Social Work Library at the Silberman School of Social Work building and the Zabar Art Library at East 68th Street in the North Building. The Hunter College offers studies in more than 100 undergraduate and postgraduate fields across the five schools. They are also working to successfully make advanced programs in fields such as Psychology and Biology, Mathematics, Education, Accounting, Biology & Chemistry, Biochemistry along with very competitive masters course in Economics.
Accomplishments & Alumni
Hunter College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and also competes at the Division III level. Notable Alumni are TV Actor Edward Burns, Ophthalmologist Patricia Bath, Activist and TV Personality Cybill shepherd, and actor Vin Diesel.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
The students at CUNY Hunter come from 60 countries and speak 59 different languages. Hunter College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,249, with a gender distribution of 35 percent male students and 65 percent female students. Employers from a variety of fields attend career fairs to recruit students and alumni for part-time and full-time opportunities. Alumni work in various corporations, organizations, and career fields provide information and networking opportunities. Top organizations where the alumni work are Chipotle Mexican Grill, Central Texas College, State of Illinois, Central Texas College, and Crowd strike.
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