Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions

Look below for answers to frequently asked questions from applicants and accepted students. If you cannot find your answer here, please contact us at or 516-463-4723.

How does the application process work?
How do I submit my transcripts?
What happens if my documents are too big to upload?
How long does it take for an admissions decision to be made?
What if I forgot or never received my username and/or password for the Hofstra Portal?
How can I schedule a tour of campus?
What programs require a tuition deposit?
What does “Rolling Admissions” mean?
How do letters of recommendation work for the online application?
How do I find out more information about the GRE and where I can take it?
How do I find out more information about the GMAT and where I can take it?
What is Hofstra’s school code for standardized tests?
Is the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) required?
How many credits are considered full-time?
How can I speak with an advisor?
How does Financial Aid work?
Can I apply for a dual degree if I am already a Hofstra undergraduate?
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