What Does Tuition Cover?

At Hofstra University, your academic and personal journey is important to us. You will receive individual attention, professional service, and extraordinary opportunities. Our mission is to support and inspire you to reach your goals.

Your investment at Hofstra University includes:

  • Accomplished, accessible faculty
    • Scholars, artists, and scientists, including Emmy Award-winning directors and Fulbright Scholars, who are passionate about their work and dedicated to teaching and training the next generation of leaders – like you.
    • More than 90% of our full-time faculty have achieved the highest degree in their fields.
  • Personal Attention
    • We will know your name. Hofstra University has all the resources and advantages of a large university, but the environment of a small college.
    • You will have a Success Team, which includes a Student Financial Services counselor to assist with financing your education, and two academic advisors: one to help you with scheduling, core curriculum, and other issues, as well as a professor in your major to mentor you and help you connect with graduate schools and internships.
    • Average class size at Hofstra is 21, and professors – not graduate students – do the teaching.
  • Vibrant Campus
    • Regular visits by world-renowned artists, speakers, and political leaders
    • More than 200 student clubs, service organizations, and a robust Greek community
    • Free admission to all our 17 Division I sporting events
    • Campus concerts and performances that are usually free for students with a valid ID
    • Stay fit and healthy with free access to our state of the art fitness center and Olympic-size indoor pool.
    • Free trips to NYC (just 25 miles away) with faculty/staff begin during Welcome Week and continue throughout your college career, with the First-Year Connections program and the Explore Next Door program.
  • Up-to-Date Resources
    • Free wireless web access from everywhere on campus
    • IT support
    • A library designed to connect you to the information you need
    • A Career Center that offers everything from one-on-one appointments with career counselors, to etiquette dinners and on-campus recruiting from hundreds of companies annually.
    • A campus shuttle provides free rides to the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) and bus hubs (hourly), to local shopping and entertainment venues.
    • Satellite TV (100 channels), high-speed internet, and a landline phone are included in all residence hall rooms.
  • Caring Community
    • Free tutoring is available to ensure that you get the most out of every one of your classes.
    • Free counseling services is offered because everyone is overwhelmed once in a while.
    • A Health and Wellness Center is available to treat your everyday ailments. We have a physician on staff and a team of nurses dedicated to keeping you healthy.
  • Parking - Yes, parking is free, and all students may have a car on campus.