The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than Hofstra University ($49,410).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than Hofstra University.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,475) than Hofstra University (1,250).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Hofstra University (28).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while Hofstra University has 10,444 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while Hofstra University has 492 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Northeastern University and Hofstra University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Northeastern UniversityHofstra University
Northeastern Universityvs.Hofstra University
Boston, MassachusettsLocationHempstead, New York
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
$57,592Tuition & Fees$49,410
64% ($28,535)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($25,943)
$28,535Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,943
27.44 %Acceptance Rates63.95 %
20.89 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)9.55 %
1,475SAT Score1,250
34ACT Score28
90 %Graduation Rate65 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
97 %Retention Rate82 %
22,905Student Population10,444
1,399Number of Faculties492
14 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
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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