Because Hunter is a CUNY school, dorms aren't part of the typical vocabulary of most students. Fortunately, there are more interesting places to live, anyway; various neighborhoods in Brooklyn, a few in Queens and Uptown Manhattan (i.e., East Harlem) typically fit the bill.
Of course, NYC is full of snotty trustafarians and the average Hunter student knows this, and therefore knows her school's place in the social hierarchy of nyc colleges. The glamor life often assoicated with the Washington Square set typically eludes her, for better or worse. However, there is something to be said regarding the fact that Hunter's student body isn't famous for jumping off either one of its two roof decks.
Ex. 2) What do you mean you pay your own tuition???
Well, I go to Hunter College (CUNY), so it's not too bad. Perhaps I'll splurge on grad. school.