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Hunter College of the City University of New York

Overview

Hunter College of the City University of New York / Department of Geography is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Geographic information science
Master of Arts (MA) Geography
Master of Science (MS) Geoinformatics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11
Other Advanced Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comprehensive exam or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

26
Applied
21
Accepted
20
Enrolled
81%

Applying

Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline November 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B average in major, B- overall; 18 credits of course work in geography; 2 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum B average in major, B- overall

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
95%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
4%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.89%
Black or African American 11.11%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (75%)
Female (24%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban geography, economic geography, geographic information science, demographic methods, climate change
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10065-5085
United States
Contact Prof. Allan Frei
Chair
Email: afrei@hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-772-5322
Fax: 212-772-5322

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