Hofstra University

Women's D1 Coach: Shannon Smith
8 / 10
6,861 Undergrads / 11,131 Students
10 / 10
$32,566 Net Price
5 / 10
64% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Colonial Ath. (CAA)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
13 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
53% / 63%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled at schools around New York, New Hampshire and Virginia. The team also travels to Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The team typically plays preseason games in New York. Other trips in the past include Columbus, Ohio and Newark, Delaware.

Recruit Commits
Jenna Casole Cherry Hill High School West Cherry Hill, NJ Att
Cara Scanio Massapequa Massapequa, NY Mid
Lauren Coletti Smithtown West Smithtown, NY Att
Margo Mccormack The Bryn Mawr Baltimore, MD Mid
Taylor Mennella Smithtown West Smithtown, NY Mid
Danielle Santora Sacred Heart Academy Bryn Mawr , PA Mid, Def
Kate Fiola Massapequa NY Mid, Att
Ashlyn McDonald Holy Cross MD Att
Lauren Coletti Smithtown West Smithtown, NY Att
Taylor Mennella Smithtown West Smithtown, NY Mid
Kendall Smith Hillsborough NJ Def
Katie Cunius Sherwood Olney, MD Att, Mid
Margo McCormack Bryn Mawr , MD Mid
Cara Scanio Massapequa Massapequa Park, NY Mid
Jessica Smith West Babylon NY Goal
Megan Motkowski Penfield Penfield, NY Att, Mid
Brittney Pollack Fairport Fairport, NY Att
Megan Motkowski Penfield Penfield, NY Att, Mid
Arianna Esposito Miller Place Miller Place, NY Att
Riley Reh Patchogue-Medford , NY Mid
Brittney Pollack Fairport Fairport, NY Att
Logan Miller Glenelg MD Mid
Alyssa DeAngelo Clearview Mullica Hill, NJ Mid
Camryn Faith Garnet Valley PA Att, Mid
Jaclyn Gatti Massapequa Massapequa, NY Mid, Def
Amanda Guerra Babylon Babylon, NY Mid
Madison Johnstone Buckholz Gainesville, FL Mid
Anna Kaufmann Wantagh Wantagh, NY Def
Grace Langella Smithtown West Smithtown, NY Att
Erin Tierney Massapequa Massapequa, NY Def
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By Hofstra University Coaches
Sep 23 '18
Hempstead, NY
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Oct 28 '18
Hempstead, NY
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Nov 24 '18
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Jan 13 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Jul 20-21 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Jul 22-24 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Sep 22 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Oct 27 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Nov 3 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Nov 30 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Dec 1 '19
Hempstead, NY
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Jan 12 '20
Hempstead, NY
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Jul 20-22 '20
Hempstead, NY
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Jul 25-26 '20
Hempstead, NY
Women's 13-18
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • West Palm Beach Florida Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
Where Grads Work
  • North Shore-LIJ Health System
  • NYC Department of Education
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Citi
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Cablevision
  • PwC
  • EY
  • Bank of America
  • NBCUniversal Inc.
  • CA Technologies
  • Wells Fargo
  • IBM
  • Deloitte
  • J.P. Morgan
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Media and Communication
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Administrative
  • Consulting
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Arts and Design
  • Support
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
530 - 630
560 - 650
1140 - 1320
23 - 31
23 - 28
24 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 26,808 10,657 16,151
% Admitted 64% 59% 67%
% Admits That Enroll 10% 11% 9%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.61
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (29%)
    Communication & Journalism (18%)
    Health Professions (12%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Engineering (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Education (2%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (2%)
    History (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$43,960
    Books & Supplies$1,000
    Cost of Living$14,250
    Personal Expenses$2,050
    Sticker Price$61,260

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    96% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship95%$24,541
    Federal Grants23%$5,428
    Pell Grants23%$4,672
    Other Federal13%$1,345
    State & Local Grants20%$3,207
    Institutional Grants94%$22,854
    Student Loans58%$10,621
    Federal Loans55%$5,780
    Other Loans13%$22,906

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $553 Million $49,683

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,503.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,152 $250

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 3,026 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $53,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 5.68 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 53% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    The Und1sputed Showcase Womens
    Jun 26 '19
    NY: Hicksville
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
    The Grind LAX Champs
    Jul 8-9 '17
    PA: Malvern
    Project 120
    Jun 24-25 '17
    PA: Bethlehem
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 6
    Fondling 5 4
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 2 1
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Professional-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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