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Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

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Overview

Hofstra University is a University institution located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Sunil A. Samuel
Assistant Vice President of Admissions
Email: admission@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-6700
Fax: 516-463-5100

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Ecology, Evolution, Systematics And Population Biology Related Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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English Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Japanese Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Community Health And Preventive Medicine Checkmark
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Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
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Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/Judaic Studies Checkmark
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
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Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Directing And Theatrical Production Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

27,620
Applied
17,456
Accepted
6,701
Enrolled
63%
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Female Admissions

16,642
Females Applied
11,118
Females Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,978
Males Applied
6,338
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.64
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements: Proof of degree, TOEFL required for international students

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 618 580 660
SAT Math 622 570 670
ACT Composite 27 24 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,450
Private
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Fees

1,060
Full-time student fees
16,428
Room & board
10,960
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

32,000
Avg. Financial Aid Package
34,000
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
25,000
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,000
Avg. Loan Aid
20,000
Avg. Grant Aid
22,000
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
25%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,701
Total Undergrad students
6%
International Students
38%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.45%
Black or African American 8.93%
White or Caucasian 55.59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.39%
Asian 11.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 2.66%
Other 2.36%

Gender

Male (44.74%)
Female (55.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 45%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Festival, Welcome Week Club Carnival and Relay for Life

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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223 registered clubs and organizations
Most popular organizations:
Hofstra Rock Climbing, transcenDANCE, DanceWorks, E-Sports and Student Government Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark No Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rowing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,236
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 483
Part-time - 753
Male - 655
Female - 581
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