Student Population
National Rank
Hofstra University overview
Location Hempstead, New York
Online hofstra.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Hempstead, New York, Hofstra University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 26,808 prospective students applied, and 17,143 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,638 enrolled in the school.  9,497 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,634 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $42,900 plus fees of $1,060. Hofstra is ranked 241 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
Very High 
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SAT 1200/1370
ACT 24/29
GPA 3.51
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Hofstra University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,060
Room and Board $14,250
Budget for Other Expenses$2,050
Total One Year Cost$61,260


Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
58% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Hofstra University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 30%
Communication 16%
Psychology 8%
Education 8%
Social Sciences 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191649 IPEDS survey data for Hofstra University.