Hofstra University School of Law

Hofstra University School of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Hempstead, NY. Total 840 students are attending the law school and 278 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 156 and the average GPA is 3.48. The law school tuition & fees at Hofstra University School of Law is $65,838.

  • LSAT Average: 156
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $65,838
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $66,554
  • Acceptance Rate: 42.28%
  • Student Population: 840
  • First-Year Student: 278

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Hofstra University School of Law is $65,838 for law school students. The tuition increased by 2.82% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $24,229 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in New York is $54,845 for New York residents and $55,797 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Hofstra University School of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of New York law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Hofstra University School of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the New York law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Hofstra University School of Law$62,790$64,032$65,838
New York Law Schools$55,797$55,797-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 156 and the average GPA is 3.48 at Hofstra University School of Law.
The LSAT score of Hofstra University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of New York law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Hofstra University School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of New York law schools.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Hofstra University School of LawNew York Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile152149157155
50th percentile156154160158
75th percentile158156163161
GPA distribution
Hofstra University School of LawNew York Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.22.393.353.27
50th percentile3.482.993.573.54
75th percentile3.693.713.753.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 2,831 students have applied to Hofstra University School of Law. Among them, 1,197 students have accepted to admit and 278 have enrolled into Hofstra University School of LawThe acceptance rate is 42.28% and the yield is 23%.
The acceptance rate of Hofstra University School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of New York law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Hofstra University School of Law.
Admission Statistics
Hofstra University School of LawNew York Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants2,83161,865475,703
Admitted1,19715,968135,643
Enrolled2784,51540,338
Acceptance Rate42.28%33.83%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.22%29.07%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 840 students enrolled to Hofstra University School of Law. Among them 830 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 10 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 278 students newly joined to to Hofstra University School of Law. By gender, there are 132 men , 155 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at Hofstra University School of Law. By attending status, 273 students enrolled as full-time and 15 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment933840
JD Enrollment798830
Non-JD Enrollment13510
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)122-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total25724813 27827314
Men1121078 1361275
Women1461415 1551469
Other110 101

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 75.66% where 230 students took the exam and 174 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of New York law schools (85.51%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates211242
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total216230
New Graduates201223
Prior Year Graduates157
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers1019
Exam Passer126174
Exam Pass Rate58.33%75.66%
New York Pass Rate83.68%85.51%

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