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Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

According to its mission statement, "Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures, and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas, for the betterment of humankind. Hofstra University is fully committed to academic freedom and to the transmission, advancement, and preservation of knowledge for its own academic community and for the community at large. Hofstra University offers undergraduate and graduate programs taught by a research-active and professionally engaged faculty. Academic excellence guides everything the University undertakes." [Source]

Website: http://www.hofstra.edu/

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6,050
Undergraduate
Enrollment
60%
4-Year
Graduation Rate
$49,410
Tuition & Fees
(annually)

13:1
Student to Faculty Ratio
1.9%
Student Loan Default Rate
General Education Requirements

Composition

YES

Literature

NO

Foreign Language

NO

U.S. Government/History

NO

Economics

NO

Mathematics

NO

Science

YES


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Curriculum last evaluated: 10/17/2022

2021-22 enrollment and tuition data, and four-year graduation rates for first-time, full-time freshmen who enrolled in Fall 2012, are derived from the National Center for Education Statistics’ College Navigator.