Apply to Hofstra

Application Fee
$70
Graduate Application Fee
$75
Acceptance Rate
68%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
9%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,523
SAT Scores
1,250
ACT Scores
28

2020 Acceptance Rate

Total 24,425 students have applied and 16,728 students have allowed to admit to Hofstra University (acceptance rate: 68.49%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 9.10 % where 1,523 students have finally enrolled out of 16,728 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of Hofstra University is higher (easier to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.
The yield of Hofstra University is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,250 and the average ACT score is 28 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
Hofstra University SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Hofstra University1,25028
Similarly Colleges in Rankings
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges113269
4-Years or High Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Hofstra University, 1,048 students submitted SAT scores (69% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,250 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Next table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
Hofstra University SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580660
Mathematics580680
Total1,1601,340
At Hofstra University, 325 students submitted ACT scores (21% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 28 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York. Next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
Hofstra University ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2530
English2432
Mathematics2428
Total7390
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Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Hofstra University. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Formal demonstration of competencies and .
Admission Requirements for Applying to Hofstra University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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