Graduate Programs Overview

Hofstra University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Hempstead, New York. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $27,172 in average for all students.

It offers one hundred sixty-nine graduate programs: 102 Master's, 13 Doctorate, 13 Post-Bachelor's, 41 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,147 students have been conferred Master's degree and 398 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHofstra University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Graduate School Students4,324 students
250 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$27,172
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 169 Graduate Programs
102 Master's, 41 Doctorate, 54 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Hofstra University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $27,172 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,454.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$26,172
Fees$1,000
Cost per Credit$1,454
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$16,168 (On-Campus) / $21,345 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,050 (On-Campus) / $2,580 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$46,390
Off-Campus Total$52,097
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$23,290$24,226$25,162$26,134$27,172

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Hofstra University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 493 major areas - 96 Master's (1 online programs), 11 Doctorate , 12 Post-Bachelor', 40 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total1,147398195
Men410187117
Women737211-78
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Education
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Psychology
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,444 students enrolled in Hofstra University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,324 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,626 male and 2,698 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,154 full-time and 1,170 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 250 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 643 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total4,324
Men Students1,626
Women Students2,698
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total4,324
Full-time Students3,154
Part-time Students1,170
By race/ethnicity 2,295 White, 346 Black, and 458 Asian students are attending at Hofstra University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total4,324
American Indian /
Native American
12
Asian458
Black346
Hispanic453
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
18
White2,295
Two or more races87
Un-Known334
111 students are younger than 22 and 369 students are older than 65. The school has 3,172 students aged between 22 and 30 and 672 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total4,324
21 & Under111
22-241,734
25-291,438
30-34423
35-39249
40 & Over369
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Hofstra University, 250 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 643 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,324
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses250
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses643
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,431
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses250
New York Resident192
Other State In U.S.53
Outside of U.S.5



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