The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Hofstra University is a private (not-for-profit) and Towson University is a public school and both are four-years schools.
  • Hofstra University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,410) than Towson University ($25,516).
  • It is harder to admit to Hofstra University than Towson University.
  • Hofstra University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,275) than Towson University (1,130).
  • Hofstra University has higher submitted ACT score (29) than Towson University (24).
  • Towson University has more students with 21,917 students while Hofstra University has 10,444 students.
  • Towson University has more full-time faculties with 930 faculties while Hofstra University has 492 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Hofstra University and Towson University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Hofstra UniversityTowson University
Hofstra Universityvs.Towson University
Hempstead, New YorkLocationTowson, Maryland
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Doctoral/Research UniversityCarnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
$49,410Tuition & Fees
In-State$10,464
Out-Of-State$25,516
88% ($25,943)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($9,405)
$25,943Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,405
63.95 %Acceptance Rates77.30 %
9.55 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.82 %
1,275SAT Score1,130
29ACT Score24
65 %Graduation Rate73 %
26 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
82 %Retention Rate85 %
10,444Student Population21,917
492Number of Faculties930
13 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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