889
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Blind and visually impaired
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Severe/multiple disabilities

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 322

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Student teaching practica, clinical teaching lab courses, New York State Teacher Certification Exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

504
Applied
425
Accepted
311
Enrolled
84%

Applying

Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.8
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
TWE: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

889
Total Graduate Students
93%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
6%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.07%
Black or African American 17.89%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.11%
Asian 7.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Mathematics learning disabilities; street behavior; assessment; bilingual special education; families, diversity, and disabilities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10065-5085
United States
Contact Prof. David Connor
Chairperson
Email: dconnor@hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-772-4700