Hofstra University: Ranking & Review

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Hempstead
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United States
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World
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1260833
Top 5%

Hofstra University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate64%59%67%
Applicants26,80810,65716,151
Admissions17,1436,32310,820
Enrolled undergraduates1,638682956
Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,1314,7236,408

901 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

254 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,080
Percent of students submitting SAT scores66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
615
Math
605

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores539
Percent of students submitting ACT scores33%
ACT Composite
26
ACT English
27
ACT Math
25

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Hofstra University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$61,260$61,260
Off-campus$67,294$67,294
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,930 and other expenses per full academic year.

Hofstra University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,590 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$42,900$42,900
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,060$1,060
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,438$1,438
Tuition for Full-time graduates$23,256$23,256
Fees for full-time graduates$970$970
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$1,292$1,292

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services417448865
Health Professions and Related Programs17522477476
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs25853311
Education3023326289
Legal Professions and Studies9234243
Psychology904725162
Social Sciences1101111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6111375
Engineering7171
Visual and Performing Arts7070
English Language and Literature & Letters381250
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services242145
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics2424
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service42024
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies20121
History1818
Physical Sciences1818
Mathematics and Statistics1313
Philosophy and Religious Studies66
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities44
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies33
Natural Resources and Conservation22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Grand Total1,4561,0803652,901

A total of 1,456 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Hofstra University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,445 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate63%58%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 0%

General info

Founded1935
MottoJe maintiendrai
I stand steadfast
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, white, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,068
Instructional FTE743
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.hofstra.edu
Address100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, New York, 11549
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population760,000
Phone5164636600
Fax+1 (516) 463 5100

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