Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY, USA
3.77 Average Rating

Hofstra University is a private, nonprofit and nonsectarian university situated in Hempstead, New York. Hofstra has been named a “Best Northeastern” college by The Princeton Review. Psychology, marketing, and digital communication are top majors of study for undergraduates. It is the only university to host US presidential debates in three consecutive election cycles.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
62%
Out of State Students
38%
0
100
64%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018 May 1, 2018
Other December 15, 2018 May 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
11,131
Total Number of Undergrads
6,861
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
53%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$31,194
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$43,960
Out-of-State Tuition
$43,960
0
100
69%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,386
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
43%
57%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Boston
Philadelphia
Washington
Los Angeles
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
67%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$52,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.77 Average Rating
Hofstra is a great college, with an at home feel that will increase your chance of success. The campus is clean, the professors helpful, and the food is good! There is no other college I would have rather attended.
Lorie from Minnesota
Hofstra is a great place to learn and grow as a person. It has outstanding facilities and faculty. If properly taken advantage of the school offers everyone all they need to succeed.
Austin from Fairfax, VA

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