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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    624
  • Program Cost
    $55,940
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Hofstra University
Frank G. Zarb School of Business
Hempstead, New York 11549, United States
Website

Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business offers a broad variety of day and evening undergraduate and graduate study leading to Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration and Master of Science degrees, as well as minors in business subjects and certificate programs. The Zarb School departments include Accounting, Taxation, and Legal Studies in Business; Finance; Information Technology and Quantitative Methods; Management, Entrepreneurship and General Business; and Marketing and International Business. For further information, please call (516) 463-5678.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    27%
  • Selectivity
    38%
  • Job Offers
    78%
  • Average Salary
    $55,714.00
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services

Events Calendar

  • Nov 23
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Graduate Studies Open House

    Hempstead, NY

    At this event, you will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business and the Office of Graduate Admissions.  Have your program-specific questions answered, learn about the application and financial aid process, and have your application fee waived if you start an application within 48 hours of the open house.

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About Hofstra University

Admissions: Can I get in?

3.14 GPA of All Applicants 3.28 GPA of All Accepted Applicants
Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 49
  • Median 29
  • Middle 80% 11 to 66
Admissions Selectivity
38% Zarb School of Business 46% Average Across All Schools

624 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
71% 571
78% 624
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 453
38% 38.0
27% 27.0
Female
50% 50
International
81% 81
Re-Applicants
2% 2
43% 43
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • International Business
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Accepted
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Finance
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Hofstra University
  • Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade
  • Wuhan University
  • Zhejiang Gongshang University
  • Shanghai University
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Interviews Considered
$32,819 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Bank of China
  • Tata Consulting Services
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Hewlett Packard
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
1% 1
2% 2
710 to 739
3% 3
6% 6
680 to 709
7% 7
16% 16
650 to 679
9% 9
14% 14
620 to 649
11% 11
21% 21
590 to 619
16% 16
21% 21
560 to 589
15% 15
11% 11
530 to 559
16% 16
5% 5
500 to 529
5% 5
1% 1
Under 500
16% 16
3% 3
English Language Requirements
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 47%
Top Industry
  • Media/Entertainment 21%
  • Technology 21%
  • Manufacturing 5%
Ernst & Young 2
Top Employer
  • Bank of China 1
  • EMO America Productions Holding Co. 1
  • Beyond Soft Consulting 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
78% Zarb School of Business 85% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
41% 41
64% 63.699022556390986
41% Receive Offers
33% 33
58% 57.85206896551723
33% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
37% 37
21% 21.110859375
37% Receive Offers
37% 37
25% 24.93132867132867
37% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0% 0
5% 5.492558139534883
0% Receive Offers
0% 0
7% 7.091818181818181
0% Accept Offers
68% Graduates seeking full-time employment
18% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Ernst & Young 2
  • Bank of China 1
  • EMO America Productions Holding Co. 1
  • Beyond Soft Consulting 1
  • BMW 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
42% 42
$59,571.00
40K 74K
General Management
16% 16
$62,500.00
60K 65K
Human Resources
0% 0
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
32% 32
$44,333.00
25K 58K
Information Technology
0% 0
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
5% 5
$45,000.00 Data not provided
Other
5% 5
$60,000.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
0% 0
Data not provided
Consumer Products
5% 5
$50,000.00 Data not provided
Financial Services
47% 47
$52,571.00
25K 72K
Government
0% 0
Data not provided
Manufacturing
5% 5
Data not provided
Media/Entertainment
21% 21
$63,000.00
58K 74K
Non-profit
0% 0
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
0% 0
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
0% 0
Data not provided
Real Estate
0% 0
Data not provided
Technology
21% 21
$55,000.00
45K 65K
Other
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
One Year or Less
74% 73.7
$51,100.00
25K 60K
More than one year, up to three years
16% 15.8
$66,000.00
58K 74K
More than five years
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
16% 16
$32,500.00
25K 40K
Australia & Oceania
0% 0
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
0% 0
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
0% 0
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
0% 0
Data not provided
North America
84% 84
$59,583.00
45K 74K
South America
0% 0
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
84% 84
$59,583.00
45K 74K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. South
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. West
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • Continental Reliance Group 1
  • Industrial Commercial Bank of China 1
  • Nassau Veterans Colliseum 1
  • Verizon 1
  • Mass Mutual Financial Group 1
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 21
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 57
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • National Association of Asian MBA Conference (NAAMBA)
  • Wharton Women in Business Conference
  • National Association of Women MBA Conference (NAWMBA)
  • Net Impact Conference

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$150,162
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $55,940
  • Budget $52,988
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$150,162
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $55,940
  • Budget $52,988
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$5,536 Average Scholarship Amount 75% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
100% 100
75% 75
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$406,167
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Academic Merit
84%
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
23 Zarb School of Business 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
40% 40
Case study
20% 20
Team project
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • International Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate
  • Sports Business
  • Tax
  • Quality Management, Business Analytics
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Other
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/JD (Law)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
  • Other
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Distance learning Yes
Technology Improvements
  • Upgrade to Bloomberg Trading Laboratory; IT Security Technology Enhancements; Added 455 Wifi Access Points throughout campus; Secure Wireless; Every Faculty Member Provided a Laptop on 3 Year Refresh Cycle; PC Equipment in Labs and Classrooms replaced every 2 years; Available Distance Learning Courses Increasing; iPhone Apps; Echo 360 Lecture Capture; Voice Thread Student Video Reply System; Upgraded technology in classrooms; Upgraded software maintenance

Students: Who are my classmates?

64% International Students
26% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
71% 71
Hispanic
12% 12
Not Reported
6% 6
Student Citizenship
Asia
62% 62
North America
36% 36
Africa
2% 2
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Business Law
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,559 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
4% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.