Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$49,410

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,630
Declined 7,432
Total Received 24,062
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Private

6,933

undergraduate students

4,817

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Hofstra University, founded in 1935, is a private university. Its 240-acre campus is located in Hempstead, 25 miles east of New York City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 11,750
Established in 1935
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

240-acre campus in Hempstead (population: 774,959), 25 miles from New York City. Served by bus and train; major airports serve New York City. School operates transportation to local supermarket, shopping mall, and bus and train stations.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Hofstra University
100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
11549

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
45%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
60%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted Yes
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline January 15 and December 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,630
Declined 7,432
Total Received 24,062

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

88%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,943

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $48,315
Housing $11,288
Food $5,640
Additional fees $1,095
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $67,338
Average Financial Aid - $25,943
Total with Avg. Aid $41,395

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,824,508
State $3,394,778
Institutional $72,705,870
Other external $1,272,741
Total $85,197,897

Non-need-based

Federal $315,593
State $193,653
Institutional $39,554,863
Other external $1,013,973
Total $41,078,082

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 516 463-8000
F: 516 463-6421
financialaid@hofstra.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, billiards, bowling, crew, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, power lifting, quidditch, rock climbing, roller hockey, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, billiards, bowling, crew, equestrian sports, ice hockey, lacrosse, power lifting, quidditch, roller hockey, rock climbing, rugby, running, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, yoga

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, basketball, bench pressing/dead lifting, billiards, bowling, bubble soccer, climbing, crew, cricket, dance, dance team, dodgeball, equestrian sports, flag football, ice hockey, indoor/outdoor soccer, pickleball, power lifting, quidditch, roller hockey, running, skiing, snowboarding, softball, step team, table tennis, team handball, tennis, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Colonial Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
African Studies. yes
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other. yes
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Economics. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Area Studies, Other. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Banking and Financial Support Services. yes
Bilingual and Multilingual Education. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Broadcast Journalism. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business Statistics. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Chinese Language and Literature. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes yes
Community Health and Preventive Medicine. yes yes
Comparative Literature. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
East Asian Studies. yes
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other. yes yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs. yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Engineering Science. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English Literature (British and Commonwealth). yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education. yes
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other. yes yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Foreign Language Teacher Education. yes yes
Forensic Science and Technology. yes yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Gerontology. yes
Health Law. yes
Health Teacher Education. yes yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
Health/Medical Physics. yes
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other. yes
Hebrew Language and Literature. yes
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Human/Medical Genetics. yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes yes
Industrial Engineering. yes
Industrial and Organizational Psychology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes
International Law and Legal Studies. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Japanese Studies. yes
Jewish/Judaic Studies. yes
Journalism. yes yes
Labor Studies. yes
Latin Language and Literature. yes
Legal Professions and Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes yes
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other. yes yes
Marketing Research. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Medical Science/Scientist. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Molecular Medicine. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes yes
Physician Associate/Assistant. yes yes
Physics Teacher Education. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Psychology, Other. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Public Relations/Image Management. yes yes
Radio and Television. yes
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes yes
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
School Psychology. yes yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes yes
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Methods. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes yes
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Speech Teacher Education. yes
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes yes
Taxation. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Marketing
  3. Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

11,750

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

6,933
students

Female
55%
3,782

Male
45%
3,151

41%

4,817
students

Female
62%
3,004

Male
38%
1,813

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

6,362
students

Female
55%
3,530

Male
45%
2,832

8%

571
students

Female
44%
252

Male
56%
319

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 54
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Nigeria
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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