Admissions Information

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at Hofstra University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationwww.hofstra.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.hofstra.edu/application
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 68.49% and the yield is 9.10%. 9,584 men and 14,841 women applied to Hofstra University and 6,114 men and 10,614 women students were accepted. Among them, 653 men and 870 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants24,4259,58414,841
Admitted16,7286,11410,614
Enrolled1,523653870
Acceptance Rate 68.49%63.79%71.52%
Yield 9.10%10.68%8.20%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,048 students (69% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 325 students (21%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and the 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 680 (75th) and 580 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 30 (75th percentile) and 25 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580660
SAT Math580680
ACT Composite2530
ACT Math2428
ACT English2432
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Hofstra University are competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,148, ACT: 68 - Private (not-for-profit) Doctoral/Research University).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Hofstra University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesRecommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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