Hofstra Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Hofstra University is ranked 156th in National Universities, 29th in New York Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Hofstra University by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($47,510) is expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (68%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,250 SAT, 28 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (10,871) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (263 programs).
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National Universities
#156 in National Universities
New York Colleges
#29 in New York Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Hofstra are $47,510 and it is expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University $47,510

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $27,722

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Hofstra are $26,134 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University $26,134

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $23,572

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Hofstra is 68% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 68%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 68%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Hofstra is 9% and the yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 9%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 43%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Hofstra is 1,250 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 1,250

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 1,206

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Hofstra is 28 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 28

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 77

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Hofstra is 65% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 65%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 59%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Hofstra is 27% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 27%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 25%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 28%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Hofstra is 82% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 82%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 78%

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Student Population

The total student population at Hofstra is 10,871 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 10,871

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 2,948

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Hofstra is $23,690 which is 49.86% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University $23,690

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York $17,399

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Hofstra is 13 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 13 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Hofstra offers 263 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 263

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 46

Number of Online Programs

Hofstra offers 8 online programs and it means relatively few online programs compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York.

Hofstra University 8

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New York 10