Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

To the students, alumni, faculty and staff of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, the law is not just something to be studied — it is to be lived. It informs our careers, our lives and our interactions with fellow citizens. It is the means by which we make an impact in the world. Courts, law firms and employers recognize the significance of a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Hofstra Law, or a degree from our joint J.D./M.B.A. and J.D./M.P.H. programs, because they know our graduates are renowned for their legal knowledge, preparedness and poise.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.hofstra.edu/
Address: 121 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549
Admission Phone: (516) 463-5916
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students698
Student-faculty ratio18:1
Tuition $55,860 per year (full-time, in-state)
$55,860 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$41,830 per year (part-time, in-state)
$41,830 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$25,206
Founded In1970
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
samanthaperlowitz 153 A 3.10

Accepted

- - - 5 months ago
rscruggs2014 152 A 3.18

Accepted

Yes 01/08/16 02/09/16 02/25/16 2 years ago
Felixdk 156 A 2.80

Accepted

- - - 3 years ago
KMcElroy1 150 P 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
jrdc157 160 P 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
ashleycohen51386 173 P 3.32

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
alexandra16 155 P 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
jdelvecc8 152 A 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BDN 160 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Myasiaterry 166 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
fmbless 153 A 3.74

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
manujr1302 150 P 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
sdesousa 148 P 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
rrb12 147 A 3.23

Pending

- - - 9 months ago
jgolicz 149 A 3.10

Pending

- - - 10 months ago
klm2559 154 A 3.13

Pending

01/23/17 01/23/17 - 11 months ago
acosse123 165 A 3.00

Pending

- - - 2 years ago
Marjorielluveres 151 A 3.10

Waitlisted

12/20/16 12/20/16 - 10 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants18081685149
Number of Offers99795938
Number of Matriculants22321211
75% GPA3.63.63.53
Median GPA3.43.43.28
25% GPA3.093.083.15
75% LSAT146146146
Median LSAT151151151
25% LSAT154154156
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students698
Total Students Receiving Grants484
% of Students Receiving Grants69.3
75% Grant Amount$51,000
Median Grant Amount$30,000
25% Grants Amount$15,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship196
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)103
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship53%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (32.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (22.5)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (8.9)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (5.4)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (402)
  • Hispanics (81)
  • Black or African American (70)
  • Asian (31)
  • American Indian / Native (3)
  • Other (132)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (7)
  • Two or more races Total (5)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (22)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (98)


  • Total Women% (54.2)
  • Total Men% (45.8)
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 300 66.55% 78.12% -11.57%
2014 299 73.67% 78.60% -4.93%
2013 307 82.58% 84.76% -2.18%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (179)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (34)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (36)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (5)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association