Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

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Hofstra University

Hofstra University Student Essentials

Hofstra University Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Kate and Willie Hofstra (Lioness and Lion)
Website: www.hofstra.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 35,950
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 35,950
Retention Rate: 78%
Enrollment: 12,862
Year Established: 1935

About Hofstra University

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 about 150 undergraduate and about 160 graduate programs, in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Health and 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.

Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures, and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas, for the betterment of humankind. Hofstra University is fully committed to academic freedom and to the transmission, advancement, and preservation of knowledge for its own academic community and for the community at large. Hofstra University offers undergraduate and graduate programs taught by a research-active and professionally engaged faculty. Academic excellence guides everything the University undertakes.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Hofstra University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I am in love with Hofstra University. It's everything I could want in a school. Their Education Programs seem perfect and I can't wait to start in the fall!


Hofstra University Map & Location

Hofstra University
100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


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Getting Around Hofstra University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Hempstead, NY

Winter
Dec
45
31
Jan
40
26
Feb
43
28
Spring
Mar
50
34
Apr
61
42
May
70
51
Summer
Jun
80
61
Jul
85
66
Aug
83
65
Fall
Sep
76
58
Oct
65
48
Nov
55
40

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 7,955
Freshman Class 1,450
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 12,862

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 11%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 64%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Unknown and Other: 10%
Latino 11%
African American 9%
Caucasian 64%
Asian 6%
Unknown and Other 10%

Undergraduate 62%
Graduate 38%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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