Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY, USA
3.77 Average Rating

Originally founded as an extension of New York University, Hofstra University is a 4-year research institution and the largest private university on Long Island. Hofstra is home to 12 colleges and schools offering undergraduate degrees in over 160 fields of study. In addition to classroom facilities, Hofstra is home to the Hofstra University Museum of Art. For students interested in politics and current events, Hofstra 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 or town
In-State Students
59%
Out-Of-State Students
35%
0
100
63%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1240
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019 May 1, 2020
Other December 15, 2019 May 1, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
10,871
Total Number of Undergrads
6,701
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
52%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
63%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$32,240
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$47,510
Out-of-State Tuition
$47,510
0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%
Average Aid Per Year
$25,727
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
45%
55%
Student Organizations
200
Size of Town
Suburb or town
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
$53,100
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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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