The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • JMU is a public and Hofstra University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Hofstra University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,410) than JMU ($29,564).
  • It is harder to admit to Hofstra University than JMU.
  • Hofstra University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,225) than JMU (1,225).
  • Hofstra University has higher submitted ACT score (27) than JMU (27).
  • JMU has more students with 21,594 students while Hofstra University has 10,444 students.
  • JMU has more full-time faculties with 1,060 faculties while Hofstra University has 492 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - James Madison University and Hofstra University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
JMUHofstra University
JMUvs.Hofstra University
Harrisonburg, VirginiaLocationHempstead, New York
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
In-State$12,638
Out-Of-State$29,564
Tuition & Fees$49,410
35% ($8,202)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($25,943)
$8,202Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,943
75.20 %Acceptance Rates63.95 %
29.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)9.55 %
1,225SAT Score1,275
27ACT Score29
82 %Graduation Rate65 %
-Transfer-out Rate26 %
89 %Retention Rate82 %
21,594Student Population10,444
1,060Number of Faculties492
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio13 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, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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