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 graduate programs: 99 Master's, 13 Doctorate, 13 Post-Bachelor's, 35 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,185 students have been conferred Master's degree and 384 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 Students4,170 students
188 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$27,172
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 160 Graduate Programs
99 Master's, 35 Doctorate, 48 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 $1,398.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,398
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)
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 160 major areas - 95 Master's (5 online programs), 11 Doctorate , 12 Post-Bachelor', 37 Post-Master'(3 online programs). 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
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
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
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
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,871 students enrolled in Hofstra University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,170 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,593 male and 2,577 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 3,002 full-time and 1,168 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 188 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 550 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,593
Women Students2,577
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students3,002
Part-time Students1,168
By race/ethnicity 2,040 White, 329 Black, and 387 Asian students are attending at Hofstra University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races33
126 students are younger than 22 and 411 students are older than 65. The school has 3,024 students aged between 22 and 30 and 609 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under126
40 & Over411
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, 188 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 550 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,170
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses188
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses550
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses3,432
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses188
New York Resident109
Other State In U.S.77
Outside of U.S.2

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