Hofstra University

#725 / #218
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#850
Most Desirable School

University in Nassau County, New York

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About Hofstra University

According to Wikipedia, Hofstra University is a private university in Hempstead, New York. It is Long Island's largest private university. Hofstra originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University under the name Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University. It became an independent Hofstra College in 1939 and gained university status in 1963. Comprising ten schools, including the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and Deane School of Law, Hofstra has hosted a series of prominent presidential conferences and several United States presidential debates.

Hofstra University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
24,062 69% 65% 1250 27

How Much Does Hofstra University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$49,410
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $27,616
30K - 48K $30,662
48K - 75K $32,962
75K - 110K $34,800
110K+ $35,037

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Hofstra University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Hofstra University, then you can expect to earn an average of $59,900 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Hofstra University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
9,202 6,752 2,450

Where is Hofstra University?

Hofstra University is located at 100 Hofstra University, Hempstead NY 11549

What Is Hofstra University Known For?

Hofstra University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Hofstra University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Hofstra University's Most Influential Alumni?

Hofstra University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Business, and Law. Here are some of Hofstra University's most famous alumni:

Bernie Madoff
Bernie Madoff
An American former businessman, stockbroker, investment advisor, financier and white collar criminal .
Marilyn French
Marilyn French
A Novelist, critic .
Nelson DeMille
Nelson DeMille
An American writer.
Maryanne Trump Barry
Maryanne Trump Barry
An American lawyer and judge. Maryanne Trump Barry is eldest sibling of Donald Trump.
Chris Weidman
Chris Weidman
An American mixed martial artist.
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola
An American filmmaker.
Alan Colmes
Alan Colmes
An American broadcaster.
Sharon Oster
A US economist.
Morton O. Schapiro
Morton O. Schapiro
An American economist.
Dolores Cross
An American academic.
Pamela Geller
Pamela Geller
An American activist, blogger, commentator.
Kira Kazantsev
Kira Kazantsev
An American beauty pageant contestant.