School of Law Hofstra University

School of Law Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
51%
49%
student ratio
818
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
63%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
    • Health Law And Policy Master of Arts (MA)
    • American Legal Studies Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Family Law Master of Laws (LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 14
    • Doctoral Degrees 314
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

63% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,343
    • Accepted 1,482
    • Acceptance Rate 63
    • Enrolled 310
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT, Letter of recommendation, and personal statement, undergraduate transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees2 letters of recommendation, JD or LLB, and personal statement, law school transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students818
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students818
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty88
    • Full-time Percentage51%
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommercial and corporate law, health law, energy and environmental, international and comparative law, child and family advocacy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Law

Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Eric Lane

Interim Dean

Phone: 516-463-5854
Fax: 516-463-6264
Email: lawezl@hofstra.edu

Sunil Samuel

Assistant Vice President of Admissions

Phone: 516-463-4723
Fax: 516-463-4664


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