CUNY Hunter College

CUNY Hunter College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Hunter. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to Hunter.

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hunter or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At Hunter, 11.01% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for CUNY Hunter College, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for Hunter?

    Hunter requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Not Required
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, Hunter also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    Hunter requires a minimum of 120 credits.

    What are CUNY Hunter College’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Hunter transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for CUNY Hunter College transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to Hunter on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is CUNY Hunter College’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, Hunter received 10658 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 3168 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Hunter is 29.72%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Hunter. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

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    Additionally, of the 3168 accepted transfer students, 1871 students enrolled - that means the yield was 59.06%.

    Hunter accepts 30 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    What are the CUNY Hunter College transfer GPA requirements?

    Hunter requires a minimum college GPA of 2.3 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, Hunter requires a minimum high school GPA of 3.07.

    Additional Transfer Info. for Hunter

    Hunter has noted the additional policies: Some upper-division programs have additional requirements..

    Will you enjoy transferring to Hunter?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Hunter. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to New York...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at Hunter is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to Hunter then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into Hunter

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the Hunter website for more info.
    Hunter accepts 29.72% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into Hunter, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.43 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.57. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Hunter students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 540 640 590
    SAT Reading 520 620 570
    2018 Total SAT Score 1060 1260 1160
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 0 0 0
    ACT Reading 0 0 0
    2018 Total ACT Score 0 0 0

    CUNY Hunter College’s average SAT score is 1160. To be a competitive applicant for CUNY Hunter College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at Hunter?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at Hunter or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to Hunter, you may also want to consider the schools:

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