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 4 or more years schools.
  • Hofstra University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,410) than Towson University ($24,334).
  • It is harder to admit to Hofstra University than Towson University.
  • Hofstra University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,250) than Towson University (1,120).
  • Hofstra University has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Towson University (23).
  • 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
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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
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 %
1,250SAT Score1,120
28ACT Score23
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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