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Hofstra University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

Hofstra Address

1000 Hempstead Turnpike
General info:(516) 463-6600
Financial aid office:(516) 463-6680
Admissions office:(516) 463-6700University Homepage

Tuition + Hofstra Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $70
Grad Application Fee:$70

Tuition Guarantee:Yes
Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:3,764
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 7,587
# of Grad students: 4,805
# of Part time: 4
Total Students: 12,392




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

75% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $899

21% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,913

92% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $17,414

61% receive student loans and the average amount is $10,129Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Private not-for-profit 4 year or above Institution
Doctoral/Research Universities
Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive

Special Programs

MD Medical Program
Law Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

60% men vs 58% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:9,603
Women Applicants:13,130
Men Admitted:5,721
Women Admitted:7,625

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services
Day Care On Campus


• Accounting
• Administration of Special Education
• African Studies
• Allied Health Diagnostic
• American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
• American/United States Studies/Civilization
• Anthropology
• Applied Mathematics
• Area Studies
• Art History
• Art Teacher Education
• Art Therapy/Therapist
• Asian Studies/Civilization
• Athletic Training/Trainer
• Audiology/Audiologist
• Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Banking and Financial Support Services
• Bilingual and Multilingual Education
• Biochemistry
• Biology Teacher Education
• Biology/Biological Sciences
• Broadcast Journalism
• Business
• Business Administration
• Business Administration and Management
• Business Teacher Education
• Business/Commerce
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Chemistry
• Chemistry Teacher Education
• Chinese Language and Literature
• Classics and Classical Languages
• Clinical Psychology
• Community Health and Preventive Medicine
• Comparative Literature
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science
• Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Creative Writing
• Criminology
• Criticism and Conservation
• Curriculum and Instruction
• Dance
• Drama and Dance Teacher Education
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
• Early Childhood Education and Teaching
• East Asian Studies
• Ecology
• Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
• Economics
• Education
• Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
• Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
• Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
• Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
• Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
• Educational Leadership and Administration
• Educational/Instructional Technology
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Elementary Education and Teaching
• Engineering Science
• Engineering/Industrial Management
• English Language and Literature
• English Literature (British and Commonwealth
• English/Language Arts Teacher Education
• Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
• Environmental Studies
• Evolution
• Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
• Finance
• Finance and Financial Management Services
• Fine/Studio Arts
• Foreign Language Teacher Education
• Forensic Science and Technology
• French Language Teacher Education
• French Language and Literature
• General
• General Studies and Humanities
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science
• German Language and Literature
• Gerontology
• Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
• Health Teacher Education
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• Health/Medical Physics
• Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
• Hebrew Language and Literature
• Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
• History
• Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
• Human/Medical Genetics
• Humanities/Humanistic Studies
• Industrial Engineering
• Industrial and Organizational Psychology
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Law and Legal Studies
• International/Global Studies
• Intervention
• Italian Language and Literature
• Jewish/Judaic Studies
• Journalism
• Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
• Labor Studies
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• Materials
• Mathematics
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Mechanical Engineering
• Medicine
• Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
• Molecular Medicine
• Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
• Multiple Levels
• Music
• Music Teacher Education
• Natural Sciences
• Other
• Philosophy
• Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
• Physician Assistant
• Physics
• Physics Teacher Education
• Political Science and Government
• Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
• Psychology
• Public Health
• Public Relations/Image Management
• Radio
• Radio and Television
• Reading Teacher Education
• Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
• Religion/Religious Studies
• Russian Language and Literature
• School Psychology
• Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
• Secondary Education and Teaching
• Social Sciences
• Social Studies Teacher Education
• Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
• Sociology
• Spanish Language Teacher Education
• Spanish Language and Literature
• Special Education and Teaching
• Specific Subject Areas
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Speech Teacher Education
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Student Counseling and Personnel Services
• Sustainability Studies
• Systematics and Population Biology
• Taxation
• Teacher Education
• Teacher Education and Professional Development
• Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
• Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
• Television
• Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
• Digital Communication
• Linguistics
• Related Support Services
• Supply Chain Management
• Treatment Professions
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