The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both schools are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,192) than Hofstra University ($53,330).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than Hofstra University.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,490) than Hofstra University (1,275).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (34) than Hofstra University (29).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 28,167 students while Hofstra University has 10,243 students.
  • Hofstra University has a lower number of students per faculty with 13 to 1 while Northeastern University's ratio is 15 to 1.
  • 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.
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Northeastern Universityvs.Hofstra University
Boston, MassachusettsLocationHempstead, New York
Four-years, Private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
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
$60,1922023 Tuition & Fees$53,330
64%% Receiving Financial Aid90%
$30,084Average Amount of Financial Aid$27,184
18.38 %Acceptance Rates67.76 %
32.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)9.84 %
1,490SAT Score1,275
34ACT Score29
91 %Graduation Rate70 %
4 %Transfer-out Rate22 %
97 %Retention Rate80 %
28,167Student Population10,243
1,399Number of Faculties492
15 to 1Students 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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