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Hofstra University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$51,200 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$36,350 tuition
$12,800 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$51,200 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$36,350 tuition
$12,800 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$17,414 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
89% of students receive aid
18% get federal aid ($4,164 avg)
21% get state aid ($2,913 avg)
92% get institn'l aid ($17,414 avg)
61% get loans ($10,129 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.03% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.03% 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 $18,713 95%
Federal Grant Aid $4,164 18%
Pell Grants $4,367 23%
Other Federal Grants $1,154 12%
Institution Grant Aid $17,414 92%
State Grant Aid $2,913 21%
Student Loans $10,129 61%
Federal Loans $5,834 61%
Other Loans $21,352 13%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
- Y
$500 - $9,500 Y
$9,000 - $12,000 Y
$3,000 - $7,500 Y
$15,000 - $19,000 Y
$12,000 - $15,000 Y
$34,900 Y
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
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,200
Out of State $1,200


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 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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  • 1
  • Griffin from Bend, OR
  • Jan-23-2015 I am a current student here

    The tuition is the worst part! 60k a year for what? a school that was built in one of the most crime ridden areas of NY.

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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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