Hofstra Demographics & DiversityHempstead, New York
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hofstra are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Hofstra University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hofstra has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Hofstra serves a low number of students outside of New York, with 54 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$86,369 per year
23% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||4.2%|
|Part time Undergrads||5.2%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191649 IPEDS survey data for Hofstra University.