The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Towson University 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 ($53,330) than Towson University ($26,820).
  • It is harder to admit to Hofstra University than Towson University.
  • Hofstra University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,130) than Towson University (1,130).
  • Hofstra University has higher submitted ACT score (24) than Towson University (24).
  • Towson University has more students with 20,856 students while Hofstra University has 10,243 students.
  • Hofstra University has a lower number of students per faculty with 13 to 1 while Towson University's ratio is 16 to 1.
  • 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 - Towson University and Hofstra University.
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Towson Universityvs.Hofstra University
Towson, MarylandLocationHempstead, 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
2023 Tuition & Fees$53,330
65%% Receiving Financial Aid90%
$9,387Average Amount of Financial Aid$27,184
87.92 %Acceptance Rates67.76 %
25.38 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)9.84 %
1,130SAT Score1,275
24ACT Score29
72 %Graduation Rate70 %
19 %Transfer-out Rate22 %
85 %Retention Rate80 %
20,856Student Population10,243
930Number of Faculties492
16 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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