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Hofstra University School of Law

Hofstra University School of Law

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Ranking: Hofstra University

Top Law Schools of 2009  
Score 40
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.99-3.54
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 152-158
Overall acceptance rate 38.5%
Student/faculty ratio 15.2
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.8%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 83.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar NY
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 76.7%

Tuition & Scholarships: Hofstra University

Financial Aid Office Information  
Financial aid application deadline 04/01
Financial aid director Gerard Anderson
Financial aid telephone (516) 463-5929
2008-2009 Expenses  
Tuition Full-time: $39,640 per year, part-time: $29,655 per year
Room and board $13,948
Books $1,400
Miscellaneous expenses $3,223
Is the tuition the same for first-, second-, and third-year students? Yes
Does the university offer housing restricted to law students? No
Does the university offer graduate student housing for which law students are eligible? Yes
Does the university offer a public-interest scholarship program to current J.D. students? Yes
2008 Grants  
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 31.6%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of less than one-half tuition 12.8%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 18.9%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of one-half tuition or more but less than full 6.4%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of full tuition 8.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of full tuition 1.0%
Percentage of full-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.0%
Percentage of part-time students receiving grants of more than full tuition 0.0%
25th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $8,000
Median grant amount of aid per full-time recipient (50th percentile) $16,202
75th percentile grant amount of aid per full-time recipient $25,000
25th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $5,000
Median grant amount of aid per part-time recipient (50th percentile) $10,000
75th percentile grant amount of aid per part-time recipient $16,000
Indebtedness  
Average indebtedness of 2008 graduates who incurred law school debt $110,602
Proportion who borrowed 83.3%
Does the school offer a loan repayment assistance program for 2007 J.D. graduates? Yes

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