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Hofstra University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $24,830 $26,730 $28,630 $30,130 5.2%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,800 $10,300 $10,825 $11,330 4.7%
Other $2,666 $2,640 $2,715 $2,822 3.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $11,760 $11,760 $11,985 $14,060 17.3%
Other $3,585 $3,585 $3,630 $2,892 -20.3%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,585 $3,585 $3,630 $2,892 -20.3%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $38,296 $40,670 $43,170 $45,282 4.9%
Off Campus $41,175 $43,075 $45,245 $48,082 6.3%
Off Campus with Family $29,415 $31,315 $33,260 $34,022 2.3%
 

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Map of Hofstra University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2008
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 20,071 8,688 11,383
Percent admitted 53% 54% 53%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 17% 14%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Other Test (Wonderlic,WISC-III,etc) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2008 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 1,147 69%
ACT 338 20%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 540 630
SAT Math 550 640
ACT Composite 23 27
  • Admission Considerations - Formal demonstration of competencies (e.g., portfolios, certificates of mastery, assessment instruments) is "Required for Some." (A BS in Music requires an audition) Admission Test Scores (SAT/ACT), Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) and TOEFL are all "Required for Some."

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 1/1/1940 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1971 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 10/16/1973 -   Accredited
Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 10/16/1973 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 3/18/2003 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs 3/18/2003 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 2/1/1975 - 12/31/2006 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 2/1/1975 -   Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1959 - 12/31/2009 Resigned
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs 9/1/2009 -   Accredited
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs 9/1/2009 -   Accredited