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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$66,988
Tuition and Fees
$47,510
Room and Board
$16,428
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,050
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@hofstra.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 15
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002732
Free
State Aid Form  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,384 (86.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,106 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,106 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
299 (25.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$34,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,093 (99.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $24,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 894 (81.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 235 (22.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
373 (19.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $23,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
4,813 (76.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
4,050 (84.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,039 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,026 (24.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$32,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,898 (95.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,229 (80.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 699 (16.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,589 (24.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,000

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
63%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
20.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


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
6,356
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
264
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
262
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
412
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,000

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