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Hofstra University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$56,240 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$42,000 tuition
$12,180 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,060 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$56,240 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$42,000 tuition
$12,180 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,060 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$22,757 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
96% of students receive aid
24% get federal aid ($5,168 avg)
23% get state aid ($3,125 avg)
91% get institn'l aid ($22,757 avg)
57% get loans ($9,750 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 14.0% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.87% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $22,347 94%
Federal Grant Aid $5,168 24%
Pell Grants $4,458 24%
Other Federal Grants $1,416 12%
Institution Grant Aid $22,757 91%
State Grant Aid $3,125 23%
Student Loans $9,750 57%
Federal Loans $5,679 55%
Other Loans $20,145 12%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Hofstra University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-6700


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Anonymous
  • Jan-17-2017 I am a current student here

    A private school education is expensive, but you can't beat the benefits that come along with it.

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  • 5
  • Mary from Murfreesboro, TN
  • Sep-17-2015 I am a current student here

    Yes it's expensive as sh... But it's honestly a great place to live and work. Buildings and hangout spots are constantly being renovated, clubs get money for stuff all the time, and there's so many connections with NYC it's worth it.

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  • 2
  • Erica from Somerville, MA
  • Jul-18-2014 I am a past student here

    Well it's been 6 years and I'm only halfway done paying off my loans, so take what you want from that....But I'm not sure I would change anything. I had a great time and you will too!

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