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Discover Your Best Self at Hofstra University

Start your own educational and career path!

At Hofstra University, you will connect with the real world through experiential learning. Hofstra’s dedicated faculty will help you pursue your passions in dynamic learning environments, from tailored programs in small class settings to exciting internship, research and networking opportunities in nearby Manhattan. You can also participate in a service project that gives back to the community while building leadership skills.

As a Hofstra student, you will have the opportunity to work in cutting-edge facilities, including the Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room; WRHU-88.7 FM, Radio Hofstra University; a big data lab; a robotics and advanced manufacturing lab; and a cell and tissue engineering lab. You will learn from professors who are leaders in their fields, passionate about their work, and dedicated to teaching and training the next generation of leaders.

At Hofstra University, you will join a global community that represents all 50 states and more than 80 countries.

A Program Meant for You

Hofstra University offers approximately 160 undergraduate and 165 graduate program options, as well as more than 100 dual-degree programs within diverse schools and colleges:

● Academic Health Sciences Center

● Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

● Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies

● School of Health Professions and Human Services

● Frank G. Zarb School of Business

● Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science

● Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

● Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs

● School of Education

● School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts

● School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

● Honors College

● Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

● Maurice A. Deane School of Law

● Hofstra University Continuing Education

With an average undergraduate class size of 20 and a student–faculty ratio of 13-to-1, you are encouraged to debate, discuss and think critically in a collaborative learning environment.

Hofstra Rising

Hofstra is an Internationally renowned university that continually earns recognition on the Best College lists of U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, Fiske Guide to Colleges, PayScale College ROI and Salary Reports, and Forbes magazine.

Hofstra has consistently been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is the only university to host three consecutive U.S. presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016).

More Than Academics

Live and learn in one of 35 residence halls, each with a community and life of its own. Hofstra hosts hundreds of social, academic and cultural events each year — drawing together scholars, business leaders, authors, celebrities, health care professionals, politicians, and journalists from across the nation and around the world.

You will have access to excellent athletic facilities, including a 5,025-seat arena that hosts various Hofstra Pride athletic teams; an indoor, Olympic-size swimming pool; state-of-the-art fitness center and various athletic fields. Hofstra also offers 17 intercollegiate athletic programs that compete at the NCAA Division I level.

Hofstra is home to 33 local/national fraternities and sororities, as well as more than 270 academic, media, multicultural, performance, pre-professional, religious, social/political, and sports clubs and organizations. Students complete 100,000 hours of community service each year.

Hofstra’s 244-acre campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with more than 12,000 evergreen and deciduous trees. The University is also home to a nationally accredited museum with more than 5,000 works of art in its permanent collection and approximately 70 works of art in its outdoor sculpture collection.

Applying to Hofstra

Hofstra University seeks to enroll students from diverse backgrounds and geographic locations, with varied interests. Hofstra’s application process provides many opportunities for an applicant to share information that may not be apparent on a transcript or through a test score. Go to for information about the admission process, or go to to schedule a campus visit today!

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