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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
  • 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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  • 4
  • Ariel from Jericho, NY
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Most definitely. Hofstra provides opportunities you may have never seen before, such as career fairs, many ways to get involved as a team member or leader, free trips, tickets. etc.

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