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Hofstra is a private graduate school in Uniondale, New York in the New York City Area. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 4,170 graduate students. Of the 75 graduate programs offered at Hofstra University, 5 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 28% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
4,170
Part-Time Grad Students
1,168
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    48.6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    12%
  • Unknown
    10.6%
  • Hispanic
    10.2%
  • Asian
    8.7%
  • African American
    8.3%
  • Multiracial
    0.7%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.7%
  • Native American
    0.3%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Driven
    42%
  • Down-to-earth
    8%
  • Friendly
    25%
  • Intellectual
    8%
  • Organized
    8%
  • Indifferent
    8%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 12 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    33%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%
  • A waste of time and false advertising
    8%
  • Supportive but waste of time
    8%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 12 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 12 responses
  • $100K+
    25%
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • $50K-$75K
    25%
  • $25K-$50K
    8%
  • <$25K
    25%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 12 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • $50-$75K
    8%
  • <$50K
    8%
  • Did not graduate yet
    67%
58%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 12 responses

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$85,471
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,933
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$361,000
National
$217,500

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