Hofstra University

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Hofstra University can be found in Hempstead, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Hofstra University has an enrollment of around twelve thousand students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1070 (25th percentile) to 1260 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and between 23 (25th percentile) to 28 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants that get into Hofstra University. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Hofstra University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.28 - 3.52. This school has an acceptance rate of around 59 percent with 11 percent of applicants deciding to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Hofstra University acceptance rate 2015 will be around 58%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at hofstra.edu.

Overall Hofstra University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

58.7%

The overall acceptance rate for Hofstra University was reported as 58.7% in Fall 2012 with over 22,700 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Hofstra University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Hofstra University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Hofstra University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 53.0%
  • 2009-2010: 56.7%
  • 2010-2011: 58.7%
  • 2011-2012: 58.8%
  • 2012-2013: 58.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 58.1%

How Does Hofstra University Compare?

58.7%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Hofstra University is six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Adelphi University68.1%
New York Institute of Technology74.1%
Long Island University-C W Post Campus80.7%
Farmingdale State College52.6%
CUNY York College35.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants22,73342.2%57.8%
Admitted13,34642.9%57.1%
Enrolled1,48847.2%52.8%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Hofstra University (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score23 - 28
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