Hofstra University: Ranking & Review

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Hempstead Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 260 834
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

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

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

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 Services 417 448 865
Health Professions and Related Programs 175 224 77 476
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 258 53 311
Education 30 233 26 289
Legal Professions and Studies 9 234 243
Psychology 90 47 25 162
Social Sciences 110 1 111
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 61 11 3 75
Engineering 71 71
Visual and Performing Arts 70 70
English Language and Literature & Letters 38 12 50
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 24 21 45
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 24 24
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 4 20 24
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 20 1 21
Physical Sciences 18 18
History 18 18
Mathematics and Statistics 13 13
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 6
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 2 2
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 population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5164636600
Fax+1 (516) 463 5100

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