Graduate Program Overview

Hofstra University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Hempstead, New York. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $28,180. It offers 163 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameHofstra University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Graduate School Students4,324 students
250 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$28,180
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 163 Graduate Programs
98 Master's, 12 Doctorate, 53 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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 $28,180 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $1,510.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$1,510
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$47,398
Off-Campus Total$53,105
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$24,226$25,162$26,134$27,172$28,180

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Hofstra University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 163 major areas - 98 Master's (1 online programs), 12 Doctorate , 12 Post-Bachelor', 41 Post-Master'. 1,229 students have been conferred Master's degree and 431 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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 10,444 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
Men Students1,626
Women Students2,698
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
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
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races87
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
21 & Under111
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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