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 Hofstra University

Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY

100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York 11549

General information:(516)463-6600
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Campus setting:Suburb: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:11,404(7,183 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:14 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Doctoral/Research Universities
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $30,130 $31,800 $34,150 -7%
Out-of-state $30,130 $31,800 $34,150 -7%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $11,330 $11,710 $11,940 -2%
Other $2,822 $2,792 $3,056 -9%
Off Campus
Room and board $14,060 $14,464 $16,314 -13%
Other $2,892 $2,742 $3,180 -16%
Off Campus with Family
Other $2,892 $2,742 $3,030 -10%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $45,282 $47,302 $50,146 -6%
Off Campus $48,082 $50,006 $54,644 -7%
Off Campus with Family $34,022 $35,542 $38,180 -8%
Out-of-state
On Campus $45,282 $47,302 $50,146 -6%
Off Campus $48,082 $50,006 $54,644 -7%
Off Campus with Family $34,022 $35,542 $38,180 -8%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $32,500
In-state fees $1,050
Out-of-state tuition $32,500
Out-of-state fees $1,050
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan X
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $18,000
In-state fee $970
Out-of-state tuition $18,000
Out-of-state fees $970
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,373 95% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,317 91% $20,995,558 $15,942
Federal grants 354 24% $1,759,903 $4,971
Pell grants 353 24% $1,442,177 $4,085
Other federal grants 243 17% $317,726 $1,308
State/local government grant or scholarships 309 21% $891,407 $2,885
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,255 87% $18,344,248 $14,617
Student loan aid 952 66% $8,107,355 $8,516
Federal student loans 945 65% $5,320,191 $5,630
Other student loans 154 11% $2,787,164 $18,098
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 5,591 76% $77,162,743 $13,801
Pell grants 1,639 22% $6,707,783 $4,093
Federal student loans 4,109 56% $29,104,988 $7,083

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 11,404
Undergraduate enrollment 7,183
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 479
Graduate enrollment 4,221
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$70

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 18,909 8,041 10,868
Percent admitted 59% 60% 58%
Percent admitted who enrolled 60% 8% 8%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) X

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 983 68%
ACT 328 23%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 530 620
SAT Math 540 630
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 24 27
ACT English . .
ACT Math . .
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 77 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAMenWomen
Baseball 31-
Basketball 1415
Field Hockey -28
Golf 68
Lacrosse 4230
Soccer 2424
Softball -20
Tennis 1110
Track and Field, X-Country 717
Volleyball -15
Wrestling 21-

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1940 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1940 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1940 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1940 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1940 Accredited
Middle States Commission on Higher Education01/01/1940 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

01/01/1971 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

10/16/1973 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

10/16/1973 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

03/18/2003 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs

03/18/2003 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

02/01/1975 - 12/31/2006Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

02/01/2005 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

02/01/1975 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1959 - 12/31/2009Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee

Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs

09/01/2009 Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee

Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

09/01/2009 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations03 5
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 001
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 457
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 200
Aggravated assault 112
Burglary 696
Motor vehicle theft 326
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 437
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 100
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 444
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate6.2%
Number in default177
Number in repayment2,823

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00273200

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice Postbaccalaureate certificate
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
American/United States Studies/Civilization1-----
Area Studies, Other3-----
Asian Studies/Civilization0-----
East Asian Studies2-----
Women's Studies1-----
Category total9-----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry0-----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General14----
Human/Medical Genetics-1----
Category total545----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting22-0-0
Banking and Financial Support Services0-----
Business Administration and Management, General32-0-0
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other0-----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other-52----
Business/Managerial Economics16-----
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1-----
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other012----
Finance, General63-0-0
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-4-0-0
International Business/Trade/Commerce00----
Labor Studies0----0
Management Information Systems, General04---0
Marketing Research-1----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General51-0-0
Taxation-11----
Category total603310-0-0
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Broadcast Journalism46-----
Journalism111----
Mass Communication/Media Studies0-----
Public Relations/Image Management0-----
Radio and Television1-----
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other2-----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric29----
Category total33420----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science19----
Category total139----
Education Colleges
Administration of Special Education---1--
Art Teacher Education516----
Bilingual and Multilingual Education-0-6--
Biology Teacher Education-4----
Business Teacher Education-9----
Chemistry Teacher Education-0----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-19-1--
Curriculum and Instruction-10----
Early Childhood Education and Teaching12----
Education, General--1---
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs-11-4--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities---0--
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented---5--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-9612--
Elementary Education and Teaching1447----
English/Language Arts Teacher Education1018----
Foreign Language Teacher Education30----
Health Teacher Education331----
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching---30--
Mathematics Teacher Education821----
Music Teacher Education2618----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2849----
Physics Teacher Education-1----
Reading Teacher Education-37110--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education53----
Secondary Education and Teaching---5--
Social Studies Teacher Education1328----
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-3----
Spanish Language Teacher Education-2----
Special Education and Teaching, General-67----
Special Education and Teaching, Other-5-16--
Speech Teacher Education0-----
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other---1--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other35----
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels419----
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor-30-10--
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education---1--
Category total1604548102--
Engineering Colleges
Computer Engineering, General1-----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-----
Engineering Science8-----
Industrial Engineering2-----
Mechanical Engineering1-----
Category total28-----
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Engineering/Industrial Management-0----
Category total-0----
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing-10----
English Language and Literature, General7-----
English Literature (British and Commonwealth-11----
Category total9721----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Chinese Language and Literature0-----
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General1-----
French Language and Literature1-----
German Language and Literature2-----
Hebrew Language and Literature0-----
Italian Language and Literature1-----
Latin Language and Literature0-----
Linguistics0-----
Spanish Language and Literature11----
Category total251----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other19-----
Art Therapy/Therapist-31----
Athletic Training/Trainer0-----
Audiology/Audiologist----5-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-----
Community Health and Preventive Medicine2512----
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General2-----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-38-0--
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling-21-0-0
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor-6----
Physician Assistant21----21
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies-----12
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other-8----
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-31----
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor-3----
Category total96150-0533
History Colleges
History, General4-----
Category total80-----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Forensic Science and Technology4-----
Category total4-----
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence-0----
International Law and Legal Studies-0----
Law----306-
Legal Professions and Studies, Other-1----
Category total-3--306-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies35----
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other2-----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies12-----
Category total175----
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General-4----
Mathematics, General02----
Category total246----
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Gerontology-4-1-0
International/Global Studies5-----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other41----
Natural Sciences0-----
Category total135-1-0
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies2-----
Category total2-----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Jewish/Judaic Studies0-----
Philosophy3-----
Religion/Religious Studies2-----
Category total20-----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General8-----
Geology/Earth Science, General12-----
Physics, General6-----
Category total26-----
Psychology Colleges
Clinical Psychology-141---
Industrial and Organizational Psychology-254---
Psychology, General8-----
Psychology, Other-0160--
School Psychology-81311--
Category total163473411--
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology0-----
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics1-----
Economics, General2-----
Geography2-----
Political Science and Government, General8-----
Social Sciences, General4-----
Sociology42----
Category total1582----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-----
Dance, General2-----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1-----
Fine/Studio Arts, General2-----
Music, General0-----
Category total110-----
Grand total18294211431133