Information on Admissions for Prospective Students

Students wishing to apply to a degree program are urged to visit the appropriate website and review the admissions requirements. Attending an Information Session prior to applying is also recommended. Non-Degree seeking students please click here for more information.

Bachelor's Programs at the Hunter College Campus

        DEADLINE: May 1, 2015 for entry in the Fall semester

To apply for an undergraduate major please look at the specialization areas below:

Master's Programs at the Hunter College Campus


The Master's programs are now using the SOPHAS application system. Please click here for information on how to apply. 

Doctoral Programs at CUNY School of Public Health at The Graduate Center

The Master's programs are now using the SOPHAS application system. Please click here for information on how to apply. 



Available only to graduate programs in Public Health Nutrition (MPH), Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (MPH & MS) and Epidemiology & Biostatistics (MPH). 

Select programs in the CUNY School of Public Health at the Hunter College Campus permit Non-Degree students to take a maximum of four courses (12 credits). Admission is not guaranteed and registration approval is based on space availability. Those interested in taking more than 12 credits must apply for Matriculation. Please note that Non-Degree students are not entitled to financial aid.

To become a Non-Degree student in the Nutrition MPH or Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences MPH & MS or Epidemiology MPH programs, you must:

1. Email the following qualifications to

  • Unofficial copy of your undergraduate (and graduate if applicable) transcripts
  • Resume
  • GRE scores (if available)

2. Upon receiving an emailed evaluation response from your Program Director, you must then submit the following materials to the Hunter College Graduate Admissions Office:

  • Proof of bachelor’s degree
  • Paper Application (Download from Hunter College Graduate Admissions). Your letter of approval from your Program Director MUST BE ATTACHED TO THIS APPLICATION.
  • Proof of immunization (Non-Hunter forms also accepted)
  • Application Fee will be due upon successful registration for your course(s) and not at the time of application.

3. Once you are accepted by Hunter College, you must gain registration approval from your program director to select appropriate courses in order to become entered into the CUNYFirst registration system.

4. Register in accordance with the procedures and dates for Non-Degree registration as given on the Registrar's website.

5. Pay tuition by the deadline. If you decide not to take courses, please inform Ms. Diane Brows at and cancel your registration before the first day of the semester to avoid tuition charges.

6. A Hunter email address will be created once you become registered and must be checked regularly for updated information.

7. Then proceed with the following:

- Get your Hunter College photo ID Card (OneCard) at Oasis (Registrar's office), 68th Street and Lexington Avenue

- Retrieve your Hunter email/NETID

-Complete the Non-Degree Information Form (for students that have already gained approval from their Program Director and have been accepted by Hunter Graduate Admissions only)

- Familiarize yourself with Blackboard, an electronic teaching tool used by most faculty to post syllabi and communications. Instructors post texts and/or required materials on Blackboard or will announce course requirements the first day of classes.

-Refer to the Hunter College “Student Gateway” for details on additional campus resources (Costs, Housing, Maps, Directory, Calendars, Bookstore, Bursar, Registrar and Additional Student Services and Programs)

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