#24 Best Private Colleges in New York

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York

 2 Reviews



Student Population
National Rank
Hofstra University overview
Location Hempstead, New York
Online hofstra.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Hofstra University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study 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 27,620 prospective students applied, and 17,456 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,555 enrolled in the school.  9,331 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,540 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2018/2019, excluding room and board, is $44,640 plus fees of $1,060. Hofstra is ranked 228 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Can you get in?

Find out which students are getting accepted at Hofstra, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

Sponsored by Cappex

Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Hofstra University overview
SAT 1150/1330
ACT 24/30
GPA 3.51
Applications Accepted
Hofstra University overview
Applications Due Jul 1, 2021
Applicant Competition Low

Explore admissions requirements

Connect with Hofstra

Let Hofstra know that you're interested in learning more about the school.

Sponsored by CollegeXpress

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Hofstra University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,060
Room and Board $14,998
Budget for Other Expenses$2,050
Total One Year Cost$63,748

Tuition and financial aid details



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

Explore Post Graduation Outcomes

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%

View All 82 Majors

Other Colleges to Consider

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