68%

Acceptance Rate

$25,727

Avg.Financial Aid

002732

FAFSA Code

About Hofstra university

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,871

Website

www.hofstra.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Hofstra University is a non-public institution located in Hempstead, New York. Long Island's largest non-public university.

Where is Hofstra University?

Hofstra originated in 1935 as an extension of the latest York University (NYU) under the name Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of the latest York University at Hempstead, Long Island. It became independent Hofstra College in 1939 and gained university status in 1963.

Comprising 10 campuses, including the Northwell School of drugs and Deane School of Law, Hofstra is noted for a series of prominent Presidential conferences and hosting several presidential debates.

There are 3,381 faculty members (including more than 2,200 in the school of medicine system),6,913 undergraduates, with a total of 10,871 students overall, including all full and part-time undergraduates, graduates, law and medical students.

The campus has approximately more than 100 buildings on 99 hectares. A part of the campus located south of Hempstead Turnpike (NY Route 24) and west of California Avenue is found within the Village of Hempstead. A part of the campus north of Hempstead Turnpike and east of California Avenue is found in Uniondale and East Garden City.

Hofstra Online Degrees

The university's MBA program is ranked among U.S. News and World Report’s Top 100 online MBA programs in the nation, making it the highest-ranked such program in the New York metro area – designed for busy professionals who need a flexible option to advance their careers.

Hofstra also offers an MBA program as well as other classes in New York City from a center in Manhattan. The campus is roughly 7 miles from the Borough of Queens in New York City.

Hofstra University offers more than 150 undergraduate programs and 170 graduate program options for their aspirant students.

Hofstra University Accreditation

Hofstra University is accredited in twenty-eight different academic areas and more than thirty total areas.

The institution is regionally accredited and is recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education to offer various degree programs.

Hofstra Athletics Division

Students looking for activities can choose from over 200 clubs, including 21 NCAA Division I varsity sports and 29 fraternities and sororities. Hofstra University has a lively arts scene, with six theatres and the Hofstra University Museum of Art.

The school is about an hour's train ride away from New York City, and the university has shuttles to the local train station.

Location & Contact

Address

100 Hofstra University

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5164636600
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

As per Forbes, the rankings secured by Hofstra University are as follows -

292 - Top Colleges 2019

194 - In Private Colleges

144 - In Research Universities

120 - In The Northeast

296 - America's Best Value Colleges 2019

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

19th Dec

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

68%

SAT Range

1160 - 1340

ACT Range

25 - 30

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Hofstra University offers 14 types of graduate degrees across 170 program options.

HU utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Hofstra University's ranking within the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities

The university admissions office is always ready to help students in selecting their desired courses. A candidate has to maintain an exceptional academics records with 1060 - 1340 SAT or 25 - 30 ACT.

Additionally, all the records and transcripts must be sent to the admissions department of the university no later than 19/12 of every academic year.

 

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$32,443

Average Annual Cost

$44,640

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,060

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,998

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,050

Total One Year Cost

$63,748

The annual list price to attend Hofstra University on a full-time basis is $63,748 for all students regardless of their residency.

This fee is comprised of $44,640 for tuition, $14,998 room and board, $1,000 for books and supplies, and $1,060 for other fees.

Out of state tuition for Hofstra University is $44,640, the same as New York residents.

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the present cost of a 4-year baccalaureate and living expenses at Hofstra University to be $254,992 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 5.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctorate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

82%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$217

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Marketing

115 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

108 Graduates

Psychology, General

104 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

99 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

88 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

86 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

71 Graduates

Journalism

63 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

57 Graduates

Public Health

51 Graduates

Political Science and Government

47 Graduates

Biology, General

46 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

43 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

35 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

33 Graduates

Criminology

31 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

30 Graduates

Sociology

28 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

28 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

26 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

23 Graduates

Engineering Science

22 Graduates

History

22 Graduates

International/Global Studies

22 Graduates

Computer Science

21 Graduates

Dance

21 Graduates

International Business

20 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

16 Graduates

Mathematics

16 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

15 Graduates

Economics

15 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

14 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

13 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Physics

12 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

10 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

10 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

10 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

10 Graduates

Education, Other

9 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

9 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

9 Graduates

Anthropology

8 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

8 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Chemistry

7 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

7 Graduates

Area Studies

5 Graduates

Computer Engineering

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

4 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

4 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

3 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

2 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

2 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

1 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,701

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

21%

Full-time

94%

Part-time

6%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

56% White

3% Unknown

9% Black

12% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

41%

Out Of State

54%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$86,369 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 69% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

69%

Undergrads in College Housing

46%

Averege Housing Cost

$10,640/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,068/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,068/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Kate and Willie Hofstra (Lioness and Lion)

School Colors

blue, gold, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

149

Total Female Athletes

167

Intramural Sports

32

Sports Club

41

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by HU. At HU, $15,700 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Hofstra University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at HU costs around $5,068 per year. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At HU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 45% male and 55% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$53,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$4,250

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$44 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$25,727

Students Receiving Federal Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,660

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,405

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,719

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,844

$30K - $48K

$26,414

$48K - $75K

$24,376

$75K - $110K

$25,082

> $110K

$24,249

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,957,478

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$38,143,512

Financial Aid department of the university is committed to providing necessary financial assistance to students who have trouble paying for their students.

The average reported annual net price for Hofstra University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $32,566. $35,162 is the normal Hofstra University's freshman financial aid offer. About 95.0% of incoming students get some kind of financial assistance, most of which are scholarships and grants.

An applicant has to file the FAFSA and receive the Student Aid Report to determine eligibility.

Hofstra University federal school code is 002732.

94.0% of freshmen (1,545 total) were awarded scholarships at Hofstra University, averaging $22,854 per student. This puts it in the top 20th percentile of all colleges in the country. 382 freshman students were awarded a grant.

About 23.0% of Hofstra freshmen got grants with an average of $5,428 apiece. 5,899 Hofstra students receive grant aid (this is around 86.0% of the general student population). The usual amount these students receive is $22,180.

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