Hofstra UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Hempstead, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$47,510

Avg tuition

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About Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in Hempstead, New York. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 10,804, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 68%. The university offers 116 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 65%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $47,510.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

68% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 68%

Retention Rate 83%

Graduation Rate 65%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1160-1340

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-30

Ways to Learn

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.

Learning Environment

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

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58%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

11k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

53%

Hispanic

12%

Asian

11%

Black

9%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Unknown

5%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

23% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

23%

State Grant Aid

17%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

23%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,611
State Grant Aid $3,099
Institution Grant Aid $25,492
Pell Grant Aid $4,726
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED 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.