Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
financialaid@hofstra.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
Rolling
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 002732 Free
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
Profile of 2019-20 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
1,342 (88.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,073 (80.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,073 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
286 (26.7%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$36,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,065 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $26,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 834 (77.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 262 (24.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 262 (24.4%) of aid recipients
372 (24.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $24,000
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
4,691 (76.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
3,895 (83.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,893 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,015 (26.1%) of aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
69%
Average Award
$34,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,767 (96.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,094 (79.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 777 (20.0%) of aid recipients
1,638 (26.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,000
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/University Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Communication
Engineering/Technologies
Number of Awards
6,313
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Art/Fine Arts
Cinema/Film/Broadcasting
Dance
Journalism/Publications
Music
Performing Arts
Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
240
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major
Leadership
Number of Awards
266
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children of Union Members/Company Employees
Handicapped Students
Local/State Students
Members of Minorities
Public Servants
Veterans
Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
387
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,000
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