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Graduate study at Hofstra University offers students the opportunity to pursue master's and doctoral degrees, advanced certificates, and professional diplomas. Hofstra welcomes students to a select and collaborative community of scholars, faculty, and professionals who value both theory and practice. The graduate programs promote and facilitate the pursuit of lifelong education in traditional and nontraditional arenas. Hofstra’s graduate programs also help students further their careers in fast-growing fields by constantly adapting curricula to meet current needs.

Hofstra has been nationally recognized by every major college ranking, including Fiske Guide to Colleges, Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges, Colleges of Distinction, and Washington Monthly. Hofstra’s School of Education has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as Best Online Education Program since 2014. Hofstra's Frank G. Zarb School of Business part-time MBA program has been nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the online MBA program has been ranked #15 by The Princeton Review on their 2017 list of Top 25 Online MBA Programs and was also nationally ranked #36 by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.

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Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
4,606
61.0% Female
39.0% Male

Institution Overview

School Type
Private not-for-profit (no religious affiliation)

Region
Mid East DE DC MD NJ NY PA

Academic Calendar
Semester

Setting
Suburb: Large

Academics


Graduate Assistantships
No

Full Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Part Time Graduate Enrolled
Yes

Total # of Programs
245

Number of Programs Available (in Category Selected Above)
Master's
85
Doctoral Research
8
Doctoral Professional
3
Distance
7

Degrees Offered

Master's
Doctor's (Research)
Doctor's (Professional)
Certificate Offered

Post-master's
Postbaccalaureate

Student Body

Demographics
0.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native
6.80%
Asian
7.86%
Black or African American
6.80%
Hispanic or Latino
0.28%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
50.15%
White
0.83%
Two or more races
8.08%
Unknown
18.95%
Non-resident Alien

Admissions


Application Fee
$70

Admissions Office Web Address
www.hofstra.edu/admission

Tuition & Aid


Average Tuition
$21,456

Overall

From The School



Academics: Programs - Overview


Academic
Yes

Occupational
No

Continuing Professional
Yes

Recreational or avocational
Yes

Highest Degree offered
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Distance Learning Options

Grad programs or courses
Yes

Degree Programs Offered (in Category Selected Above)

Master's
85
Master's (Distance)
5
Doctor's Degree Research
8
Doctor's Degree Research (Distance)
1
Doctor's Degree Professional
3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate
12
Post Master's Certificate
28
Post Master's Certificate (Distance)
1

Program Area Program Type Program Format
Campus Distance
Accounting Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Administration of Special Education Post Master's Certificate Yes No
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence Master's Degree Yes No
Applied Mathematics, General Master's Degree Yes No
Art Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Art Therapy/Therapist Master's Degree Yes No
Audiology/Audiologist Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Bilingual and Multilingual Education Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Biology Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Master's Degree Yes No
Business Administration and Management, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Business Statistics Master's Degree Yes No
Business Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Business/Commerce, General Master's Degree Yes No
Chemistry Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Clinical Psychology Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
Community Health and Preventive Medicine Master's Degree Yes No
Computer Science Master's Degree Yes Yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Creative Writing Master's Degree Yes No
Curriculum and Instruction Master's Degree Yes No
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Master's Degree Yes No
Education, General Doctoral – Research Yes Yes
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs Master's Degree Yes No
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs Master's Degree Yes No
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities Post Master's Certificate Yes No
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented Post Master's Certificate Yes Yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Educational/Instructional Technology Master's Degree Yes Yes
Elementary Education and Teaching Master's Degree Yes No
Engineering/Industrial Management Master's Degree Yes No
English Language and Literature, General Master's Degree Yes No
English Literature (British and Commonwealth Master's Degree Yes No
English/Language Arts Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Finance, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Foreign Language Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Forensic Science and Technology Master's Degree Yes No
French Language Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Gerontology Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Health Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Health/Health Care Administration/Management Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Health/Medical Physics Master's Degree Yes No
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration Master's Degree Yes Yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Human/Medical Genetics Master's Degree Yes No
Humanities/Humanistic Studies Master's Degree Yes No
Industrial and Organizational Psychology Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Yes
Yes
No
No
International Business/Trade/Commerce Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
International Law and Legal Studies Master's Degree Yes No
Journalism Master's Degree Yes No
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Post Master's Certificate Yes No
Labor Studies Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
Law Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Legal Professions and Studies, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Management Information Systems, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Yes
Yes
No
No
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Marketing Research Master's Degree Yes No
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Mathematics Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Mathematics, General Master's Degree Yes No
Medicine Doctoral – Professional Yes No
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Molecular Medicine Doctoral – Research Yes No
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Music Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Master's Degree Yes No
Physician Assistant Master's Degree
Postbaccalaureate Cert.
Yes
Yes
No
No
Physics Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Postbaccalaureate Cert. Yes No
Psychology, Other Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Public Health, General Master's Degree Yes No
Public Relations/Image Management Master's Degree Yes No
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Reading Teacher Education Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
School Psychology Master's Degree
Doctoral – Research
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Secondary Education and Teaching Post Master's Certificate Yes No
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Master's Degree Yes No
Social Studies Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Sociology Master's Degree Yes No
Spanish Language and Literature Master's Degree Yes No
Spanish Language Teacher Education Master's Degree Yes No
Special Education and Teaching, General Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Special Education and Teaching, Other Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Master's Degree Yes No
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Master's Degree Yes No
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other Post Master's Certificate Yes No
Taxation Master's Degree Yes No
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Master's Degree Yes No
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels Master's Degree Yes No
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor Master's Degree
Post Master's Certificate
Yes
Yes
No
No
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education Post Master's Certificate Yes No
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor Master's Degree Yes No

Faculty

TotalInstructional StaffResearchPublic Service
Total 512 512 0 0
With faculty status 512 512 0 0
Tenured 377 377 0 0
On tenure track 91 91 0 0
Not on tenure track 44 44 0 0
Multi-year contract 39 39 0 0
Annual contract 4 4 0 0
Less-than annual contract 1 1 0 0

Graduate Assistantships


Graduate Assistantships
No

Additional Information


State-Approved Teacher Certification?
Yes

Medical Degree Offered?
Yes

Institution Has a Hospital?
No

Overall

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Overview


Average Tuition
$21,456

Financial aid office web address
www.hofstra.edu/financialaid

Tuition fee varies by residency status
No

Typical Room
$9,350

Typical Board
$4,600

Tuition & Fees
Amount
Full time Average Tuition$21,456
Full time Fees$970
Part time, per credit hour$1,192

Tuition & Fees By Program

ProgramTuitionFees
Law $53,534 $716
Medicine $47,000 $1,500

Tuition Plan Options


Alternative Tuition Plans Offered
Yes

Tuition Guaranteed Plan
Yes

Prepaid Tuition Plan
No

Tuition Payment Plan
Yes

Other Alternative Tuition Plan
No

Institutional Enrollment

Total Post-Bac Enrollment
4,606
61.0% Female
39.0% Male

Post-Bac Race / Ethnicity

Demographics
0.26%
American Indian or Alaska Native
6.80%
Asian
7.86%
Black or African American
6.80%
Hispanic or Latino
0.28%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
50.15%
White
0.83%
Two or more races
8.08%
Unknown
18.95%
Non-resident Alien

Gender
Race / Ethnicity Men Women
American Indian Or Alaska Native 5 7
Asian 142 171
Black Or African American 118 244
Hispanic Or Latino 87 226
Native Hawaiian OrOther Pacific Islander 4 9
Non-resident Alien 366 507
White 904 1,406
Two Or More Races 17 21
Unknown 153 219

Services offered

Service Offered
Academic Career Counseling ServiceYes
Employment Services For StudentsYes
Placement Services For CompletersYes

Advanced Awards/ Degrees Conferred Statistics

Award: Master's degree
Total
1,124
38.8% Male
61.2% Female

Award: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Total
48
25.0% Male
75.0% Female

Award: Doctor's degree - professional practice
Total
339
50.1% Male
49.9% Female

Award: Postbaccalaureate certificate
Total
12
33.3% Male
66.7% Female

Award: Post-master's certificate
Total
57
17.5% Male
82.5% Female

Overall

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Overview


Library Facilities at Institution
Yes

On-Campus Housing Available?
Yes

Services offered

Service Offered
Remedial servicesNo
On-campus day care for student's childrenYes

Admissions Office Contact

Address
100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

Phone
516-463-6600

Fax

Email


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