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The Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee $70

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 66.1% - High
Average age of new entrants 25
Average undergraduate GPA 3.20 - Low
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.51-3.79
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 22
Average GMAT score 612 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 540-700
Students with prior work experience 21
Average work experience (months) 39

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 74.2%
Average age of new entrants 25
Average undergraduate GPA 3.26
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.74-3.81
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 164
Average GMAT score 569
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 480-660
Students with prior work experience 132
Average work experience (months) 50

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
GMAT/GRE score, undergraduate GPA, work experience, letters of recommendation, leadership potential, and personal statement. TOEFL or IELTS for international students.
Executive program
Work experience, leadership potential, undergraduate GPA, and personal statement.
Part-time program
GMAT/GRE score, undergraduate GPA, work experience, letters of recommendation, leadership potential, and personal statement. TOEFL or IELTS for international students.
Part-time distance learning program
Work experience, leadership potential, undergraduate GPA, and personal statement. TOEFL or IELTS for international students.

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Carol Drummer
Full-time program phone (800) 463-7872
Full-time program E-mail gradstudent@hofstra.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​hofstra.​edu/​business
Executive program phone (800) 463-7872
Executive program E-mail gradstudent@hofstra.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​hofstra.​edu/​business
Part-time program phone (800) 463-7872
Part-time program E-mail gradstudent@hofstra.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​hofstra.​edu/​business
Part-time distance learning program phone (800) 463-7872
Part-time distance learning program E-mail gradstudent@hofstra.edu
Part-time distance learning program website http:/​/​www.​hofstra.​edu/​business
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(13) Departments/concentrations
accounting management information systems
finance real estate
general management sports business
health care administration quantitative analysis/statistics and operations research
human resources management tax
international business other
marketing
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand accounting, finance, general management, health care administration, marketing
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, full-time distance learning, full-time other, part-time evenings and weekends, part-time off campus, part-time distance learning, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available law

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
Component I - Residency Workshops (no credit); Component II - Core Competencies (2-6 semester hours); Component III - Advanced Core (21-24 semester hours); Component IV - The Major Concentrations (15 semester hours); Component V - Capstone Integrative Course (3 semester hours)
Executive program
Component I - Initial Executive M.B.A. Residency (1 semester hour); Component II - The E.M.B.A. Core (31 semester hours); Component III - The International Management Practicum (6 semester hours); Component IV - The Executive Close (10 semester hours)
Part-time program
Component I - Residency Workshops (no credit); Component II - Core Competencies (2-6 semester hours); Component III - Advanced Core (21-24 semester hours); Component IV - The Major Concentrations (15 semester hours); Component V - Capstone Integrative Course (3 semester hours)
Part-time distance learning program
Component I - Four-day residency requirement, including workshops; Component II - Core Competencies (2-6 semester hours); Component III - Advanced Core (21-24 semester hours); Component IV - Major concentration (15 semester hours); Component V - Global Practicum on Strategy (3 semester hours); Component VI - Capstone Integrative Course
 

Business School Ranking

Rank Not Published Best Business Schools

(1) Ranking by Specialties

#102 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score N/A
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.4
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Acceptance rate 66.1% - High
Average starting salary and bonus $69,817 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.20 - Low
Average GMAT score 612 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 36.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 47.8% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 106
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 971

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 106
Minority students 5.7%
International students 65.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 865
Minority students 13.9%
International students 39.4%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Sandra Filbry
Financial aid phone (516) 463-4335

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $1,025 per credit
Part-time: $1,025 per credit
Required fees $970 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $19,680
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class N/A

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships 68
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships 5
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Hofstra University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 117
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 69
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 36.2% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 47.8% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 30
Low base salary $35,000
Average base salary $69,150
High base salary $190,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $35,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $71,750
High base salary: U.S citizen $190,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $36,500
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $62,000
High base salary: Foreign nationals $81,500

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 2
Low signing bonus $5,000
Average signing bonus $10,000
High signing bonus $15,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $5,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $10,000
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $15,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $0

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 12
Low other compensation $1,500
Average other compensation $13,232
High other compensation $70,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $1,500
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $16,188
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $70,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $3,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $7,325
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $13,000

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 6
Marketing/sales low salary $36,500
Marketing/sales average salary $52,417
Marketing/sales high salary $65,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 2
Operations/production low salary $50,000
Operations/production average salary $52,500
Operations/production high salary $55,000
Number reporting general management jobs 3
General management low salary $35,000
General management average salary $62,167
General management high salary $86,500
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 11
Finance/accounting low salary $40,000
Finance/accounting average salary $62,636
Finance/accounting high salary $140,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 2
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $80,000
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $120,000
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $160,000
Number reporting consulting jobs 4
Consulting low salary $45,000
Consulting average salary $97,825
Consulting high salary $190,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary $0
Human resources average salary $0
Human resources high salary $0
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 2
Other occupations low salary $58,000
Other occupations average salary $74,000
Other occupations high salary $90,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 1
Government low salary $40,000
Government average salary $40,000
Government high salary $40,000
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 4
Manufacturing low salary $36,500
Manufacturing average salary $47,825
Manufacturing high salary $55,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 6
Non-profit low salary $45,000
Non-profit average salary $70,750
Non-profit high salary $90,000

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 29
Northeast low salary $35,000
Northeast average salary $68,603
Northeast high salary $190,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 1
Middle Atlantic low salary $85,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $85,000
Middle Atlantic high salary $85,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 0
South low salary $0
South average salary $0
South high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 0
Midwest low salary $0
Midwest average salary $0
Midwest high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 0
Southwest low salary $0
Southwest average salary $0
Southwest high salary $0
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 0
West low salary $0
West average salary $0
West high salary $0
Number reporting jobs located internationally 0
International low salary $0
International average salary $0
International high salary $0
 


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