Hofstra University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Hempstead, NY

$48,315

Avg tuition

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About Hofstra University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Hofstra University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in Hempstead, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,444, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 69%. The university offers 132 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 65%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $48,315.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

69% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students Enrolled

14%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

54%

Hispanic

12%

Asian

11%

Black

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

58%

Socio-economic diversity

25% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

1,488

Student Location Breakout

14% 86%

Percent of Programs Online

99% On-campus

1% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate Not offered

Master's 2% online

Doctorate Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $48,315 $48,315
Graduate $26,172 $26,172

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $16,168
On-campus other expenses $2,050
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $21,345
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,580
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,430

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $67,533 $67,533
Off-campus without family $73,240 $73,240
Off-campus with family $51,745 $51,745

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

25%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

25%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $6,106
State Grant Aid $3,230
Institution Grant Aid $26,699
Pell Grant Aid $4,826

Financial Outlook

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$24k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.