|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||9%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||3,590 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Hofstra University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 28,617 applications and 17,806 students were granted admission. Hofstra University is at the #60 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
In Fall 2016, 29% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 66% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1070 to 1260|
|ACT||24 to 29|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Hofstra University's tuition was $41,100 for all students regardless of residency (53.4% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Hofstra University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 21% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,675 (which is 6.3% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Hofstra University in 2016-2017, was 889, which is 54% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,679 (which is 3.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Hofstra University has enrolled a total of 11,145 students (9,527 students full-time and 1,618 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,145 students, 392 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 6,899 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 4,246 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 148 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 9%
Black/African American: 8%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Hofstra University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||19%||328|
|Legal Professions And Studies||11%||198|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||129||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||3%||51|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||28|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||2%||27|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Hofstra University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Hofstra University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $38,300. Last year, out of the total 2,683 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,468 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,362 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,026 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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