Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York

Overview

Address100 Hofstra University
School Websitewww.hofstra.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Hofstra University is a large private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Hempstead, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 27,620 students applied to Hofstra University. Of those students, 17,456 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Hofstra University was $44,640, in addition to fees of $1,060. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Hofstra University.

Hofstra University has a 63% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Hofstra University acceptance rate is 63%. To put this into perspective, 17,456 of the 27,620 students who applied to Hofstra University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Hofstra University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Hofstra University had an SAT score between the range of 1,150 and 1,330. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Hofstra University was between 24 and 30 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Hofstra University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Hofstra University, the tuition for in-state residents is $44,640. Combined with fees of $1,060, room and board costs of $14,998, other expenses of $2,050 and the $1,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $63,748.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $45,700 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Hofstra University to $63,748 for out-of-state students.

Students at Hofstra University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Hofstra University was $5,660 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 24%.

Hofstra University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Hofstra University.

Hofstra University has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New York residents; in fact, 54% of all students reside in New York. However, 40% of students come from out-of-state and 5% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Hofstra University is 13:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Hofstra University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 14% students enroll at Hofstra University part-time; the other 9,331 students enrolled full-time.

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