Quick Stats

  • Program Enrollment
    909
  • Yield
    31%
  • Selectivity
    71%
Contact Information
Hofstra University
Frank G. Zarb School of Business
Hempstead, New York 11549, United States
Website
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Zarb School of Business

About Zarb School of Business

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, EMBA and Online MBA 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 more information, please call (516) 463-5678 or visit www.hofstra.edu/Academics/Colleges/Zarb/.

What Recent Grads Say See All 7 Comments >

Virtually all of my classes relating to my major required projects that used real situations and real data from my employer. This gave me a chance to show what I could do, even if my full-time role didn't incorporate my education. It also gave me something to sell future employers.

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Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 38
  • Median 21
  • Middle 80% 8 to 46
Admissions Selectivity
71% Zarb School of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 1,762
71% 71.0
31% 31.0
Female
52% 52
International
76% 76
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
35% 35
Finance / Accounting
23% 23
Operations
21% 21
General Management
10% 10
Marketing / Sales
4% 4
Management
2% 2
Human Resources
2% 2
Consulting
2% 2
Non-Profit
35% 35
Pharma / Health Care
33% 33
Technology
10% 10
Consulting
6% 6
Consumer Products
4% 4
Government
2% 2
Media / Entertainment
2% 2
Other
2% 2
Manufacturing
2% 2
Financial Services
2% 2
Real Estate
0% 0
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0%
740 to 769
1% 1
0%
710 to 739
4% 4
0%
680 to 709
8% 8
0%
650 to 679
12% 12
0%
620 to 649
18% 18
0%
590 to 619
16% 16
0%
560 to 589
14% 14
0%
530 to 559
12% 12
0%
500 to 529
5% 5
0%
Under 500
10% 10
0%
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

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,125
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $1,125
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
13% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
27% 82
16% 47
Students in Core Classes
Zarb School of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Lectures
50% 50
Team project
20% 20
Case study
13% 13
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
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
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 42
  • Six-Year completion rate 83%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Days, Evenings, Every weekend, Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Technology Improvements
  • Upgrade to Bloomberg Trading Laboratory; IT Security technology enhancements; increased 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; increasing number of distance learning courses; mobile application upgrades; upgraded technology in classrooms; network upgrade.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
74% 74
Asian American
11% 11
Hispanic
10% 10
Activities
Professional Clubs
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Investment Banking
  • Marketing
  • Other
Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • International Club
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

7,836 Living MBA Alumni 1 Countries where alumni clubs exist
1 Active alumni clubs
5% 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.