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Hofstra University

Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Hempstead , NY

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Hofstra University

Overview

Hofstra University / Maurice A. Deane School of Law is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Juris Doctor (JD) Corporate compliance
Juris Doctor (JD) Intellectual property law honors
Master of Laws (LL M) American legal studies
Master of Laws (LL M) Health law and policy
Juris Doctor (JD) Criminal law and procedure
Master of Laws (LL M) Family law
(Certificate) Clinical bioethics
Juris Doctor (JD) International law honors
Juris Doctor (JD) Alternative dispute resolution
Juris Doctor (JD) Business law honors
Master of Arts (MA) Health law and policy
Juris Doctor (JD) Health law
Juris Doctor (JD) Family law

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 234

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Other Advanced Degrees Varies

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,104
Applied
1,539
Accepted
301
Enrolled
50%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Letter of recommendation, personal statement, undergraduate transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, JD or LLB, personal statement, law school transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

849
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.66%
Black or African American 6.24%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.82%
Two or more races 0.35%
Unknown 29.33%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

119
Total faculty
Full-time - 41
Part-time - 78
Male (74)
Female (45)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Family law; international law; constitutional law; legal ethics; health law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 121 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Gail Prudenti
Dean
Email: gail.prudenti@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-4068

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