Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$49,410

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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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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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $11,288
Board $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
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

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

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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Lists & Rankings

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