The Academic session at Hofstra University begins either in the Fall or the Spring. However, the university invites applications on a rolling basis. The undergraduate and graduate applicants have to apply through separate admission portals.
|Application Portal||Hofstra Online Application/ Common Application/ Online portal|
|Application Fee (non-refundable)||70 USD|
|Average SAT Score||1140-1330|
|Average ACT Score||24-31|
|Mode of Payment||Debit/Credit card or e-check|
|Financial Aid||Work-study, Grants, Loans, and Scholarships|
Hofstra University has different admission deadlines for Regular, Transfer and International applicants.
|Early Action I||November 15|
|Early Action II||December 15|
|Regular decision||Rolling basis|
|Transfer Applicant||March 1; November 15|
|International Applicant||August 1; December 1|
Hofstra University admission requirements for International applicants are given below:
All the documents must be accompanied by certified English translations.
International applicants can provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting any one of the following test scores:
|Test||Minimum Score Required|
After acceptance and proof financial support, Hofstra University will issue the I-20 form to the International applicants. The I-20 is the official document which will certify that the applicant is eligible for the F-1 nonimmigrant visa. Applicants are required to provide the following documents to obtain Form I-20:
The undergraduate admission process at Hofstra University is quite simple. All the applications are carefully reviewed by the officials.
Hofstra University offers more than 145 graduate programs to the US and International applicants. The university has specific requirements for admission to any graduate program.
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Application Fee||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MS Finance||Online||Rolling basis||70 USD||Transcripts; Resume; 2 Letters of recommendation; Personal Statement||TOEFL- 80; IELTS- 6.5|
|MS Marketing||Online||Rolling basis||70 USD||Transcripts; Resume; 2 Letters of recommendation; Personal Statement||TOEFL- 80; IELTS- 6.5|
|MS Engineering Management||Online||Rolling basis||70 USD||Transcripts; Grade B or better in undergraduate||TOEFL- 80|
|MS Computer Science||Online||Rolling basis||70 USD||Transcripts; GPA of 3.0 or higher GRE Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytical Writing score;||TOEFL- 80 IELTS- 6.5|
Every year, Hofstra University receives applications from a large number of talented people. However, only 62% of the applicants secure admission. The university’s Admission Committee thoroughly reviews the student’s personal essay, letters of recommendation and extracurricular activities.