Hofstra University can help you get where you want to go, with small classes, dedicated faculty and a beautiful, energized campus, plus all the opportunities of New York City within easy reach.
Find your future by choosing from more than 140 undergraduate and 150 graduate programs, in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, Communication, Education and Allied Human Services and Honors studies, as well as a School of Law. The student-faculty ratio of 14 to 1 and a priority on teaching excellence ensures you're part of creating your own success.
At Hofstra, you'll have all the resources you need - excellent library resources with extensive online and print collections, state-of-the-art classrooms, learning and laboratory facilities, and extensive wired and wireless Internet access, including the only Internet2 connection among private colleges on Long Island.
A diverse mix of cultural, social, athletic and recreational activities delivers the full college experience. Hofstra offers students the opportunity to live and learn on our beautiful, 240-acre campus on Long Island and have easy access to the academic, cultural and career opportunities in the New York City metropolitan area.
Hempstead, Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City
Long Island Rail Road stops less than two miles from campus. J.F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports within 30 minutes
Stuart Rabinowitz, J.D.
A private, nonsectarian, coeducational university
Hofstra is 100 percent program accessible to persons with disabilities.
More than 100,000
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Frank G. Zarb School of Business, School of Communication, School of Education and Allied Human Services, New College of Hofstra, School of Law, School for University Studies, Honors College, Saturday College, and University College for Continuing Education.
There are 1,193 faculty members of whom 544 are full-time. Ninety percent of full-time faculty holds the highest degree in their fields.
Bachelor's degrees offered in about 145 undergraduate programs of study. Graduate degrees are offered, including M.B.A, M.F.A., PhD., Ed. D., Psy.D., Au.D. and J.D. degrees, advanced certificates and professional diplomas, in about 155 graduate programs of study.
9 Academic, 21 total accreditations/memberships.
Average undergraduate class size is 22 students.
Full-time undergraduate enrollment of 7,718. Total University enrollment, including part-time undergraduate, graduate and School of Law, is about 12,600. Male-female ratio is 44 to 56.
The students on main campus come from 51 states and territories and 65 countries. Students (including undergraduate, graduate and law) come from 54 states and territories and 68 countries.
Hofstra is a selective institution seeking to enroll those students who demonstrate the academic ability, intellectual curiosity, and motivation to succeed, and contribute to the campus community. Hofstra enrolled almost 2,400 new students of whom 1,735 are first-time undergrads in 2007-2008.