The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • W & M is a Public and Hofstra University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Hofstra University has more expensive tuition & fees ($49,410) than W & M ($47,038).
  • It is harder to admit to W & M than Hofstra University.
  • W & M has a higher submitted SAT score (1,395) than Hofstra University (1,250).
  • W & M has higher submitted ACT score (32) than Hofstra University (28).
  • Hofstra University has more students with 10,444 students while W & M has 8,939 students.
  • W & M has more full-time faculties with 694 faculties while Hofstra University has 492 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - William & Mary and Hofstra University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
W & MHofstra University
W & Mvs.Hofstra University
Williamsburg, VirginiaLocationHempstead, New York
Public, 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 (high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral/Research University
Tuition & Fees$49,410
48% ($20,327)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)88% ($25,943)
$20,327Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,943
35.92 %Acceptance Rates63.95 %
28.57 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)9.55 %
1,395SAT Score1,250
32ACT Score28
91 %Graduation Rate65 %
6 %Transfer-out Rate26 %
93 %Retention Rate82 %
8,939Student Population10,444
694Number of Faculties492
11 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 services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, On-campus daycare

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