Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Hofstra university Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


The average reported annual net price for Hofstra University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid is $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.

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.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


As shown in the table, the breakdown includes federal grants, pell grants, state grants, and institutional grants with institutional grants having the highest percentage contribution of 97% with an average aid amount being $23,719.

Federal grants have a percentage of 24% with an average aid amount of $5,660 which is higher than the State grant aid average of $3,405.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


As shown in the table, lower the family income higher is the amount of aid one can expect to receive.

Those students who have a family income under $30,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $28,844 while those with family income over $110,000 can expect to receive an aid amount of $24,249. This helps students who are coming from low-income homes to pay for their degrees.

Student Loans for Hofstra university

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


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