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School of Law Hofstra University

  • Hempstead, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 997
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 49%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • American Legal Studies Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Family Law Master of Laws (LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees 360
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

49% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 3,938
    • Accepted 1,961
    • Acceptance Rate 49
    • Enrolled 352
  • 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 LL B, and personal statement, law school transcripts
    • International DegreesTOEFL recommended, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$970.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students997
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students997
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian65%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty99
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

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

121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Eric Lane

Interim Dean

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

John Chalmers

Director of Law School Enrollment Operations

Phone: 516-463-5791
Fax: 516-463-6264
Email: lawadmissions@hofstra.edu



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