Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

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Most Popular Majors

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Agriculture and Natural Resources

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Environmental Studies

Arts & Humanities

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Creative Writing
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Music
Hebrew Language and Literature
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business/Managerial Economics
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor Studies
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management
Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Other Business/Managerial Operations
Other Finance and Financial Management Services

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Broadcast Journalism
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Other Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Administration of Special Education
Art Teacher Education
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Other Special Education and Teaching
Other Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Other Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Computer Engineering
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering/Industrial Management
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Athletic Training/Trainer

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Art Therapy/Therapist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
Physician Assistant
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
International/Global Studies
Natural Sciences
Other Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
American / US Law, Legal Studies and Jurisprudence (LLM, MCJ, JSD, SJD)
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD, SJD)
Other Legal Professions and Studies

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Geology/Earth Science

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Forensic Science and Technology

Social Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Clinical Psychology
East Asian Studies
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Other Area Studies
Other Psychology
Political Science and Government
School Psychology
Social Sciences
Women's Studies


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Computer Science


Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Hofstra University 5 stars in Academics.

Student Ratings

Academics Rating

Hofstra University Academic Details

Academic Calendar Semester
Average Freshman GPA 3.00
Retention Rate 78%
Carnegie Class Doctoral/Research Universities
Orientation Month(s) Orientation for new students held in June and July.

Specialty Study Options

  • Double Majors
  • Independent Study
  • Accelerated Study
  • Honors Program
  • Internships
  • External Degree Programs
  • Certificate Programs

Domestic Off-Campus Semester-Away Programs

  • Washington Semester (American University)
  • UN Semester

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Pre-Law
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Dentistry
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Other: chiropractic, nursing, podiatry

Class Sizes at Hofstra University

  • Fewer than 20 Students: 54%
  • 50 - 100 Students: 4%
  • 20 - 49 Students: 42%
  • 100+ Students: 0%
Fewer than 20 Students 54%
50 - 100 Students 4%
20 - 49 Students 42%
100+ Students 0%

Faculty at Hofstra University

Total Faculty 1,165
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14
Full-Time Professors 533
Male Faculty 633
Part-Time Professors 632
Women Faculty 532

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