Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

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Hofstra University

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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
Christian Studies
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Creative Writing
Dance
Divinity, Ministry, Seminary (BD, MDiv)
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
English Language and Literature
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
Film, Cinema, Video, Movie Studies
Fine/Studio Arts
French Language and Literature
General Music
General Studies
Hebrew Language and Literature
History
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Interior Design
Italian Language and Literature
Jewish/ Judaic Studies
Latin Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Other Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Philosophy
Product and Industrial Design
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Theology/Theological Studies

Business

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Accounting
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
Banking and Financial Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business/Corporate Communications
Business/Managerial Economics
Construction Management
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance
Hospitality Management and Administration
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor Studies
Logistics and Materials Management
Management Information Systems
Management Science
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management
Other Accounting and Related Services
Other Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Other Business/Managerial Operations
Other Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Other Finance and Financial Management Services
Other Marketing
Purchasing, Procurement/Acquisitions and Contracts Management
Restaurant & Food Services
Taxation
Tourism, Travel, and Hotel Services Management

Communication & Media

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Advertising
Animation, Interactive Media, Video Graphics and Special Effects
Broadcast Journalism
Commercial & Advertising Art
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communications Technology/Technician
Design & Visual Communications
Film/Video & Cinematography
Graphic Design
Intermedia/Multimedia
Journalism
Mass Communication/ Media Studies
Other Computer Software and Media Applications
Other Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
Photography
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Recording Arts Technology
Web Page, Digital Multimedia, Information Resources, and Graphic Design

Cosmetology & Beauty

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Barbering/Barber
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist
Esthetician & Skin Care
Hair Styling & Hair Design
Make-Up Artist/Specialist
Manicurist/Nail Specialist

Culinary Arts & Food Service

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts

Education

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
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 Levels and Methods
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
Secondary 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

Engineering

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

Family and Consumer Science Professions

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management

Fitness, Recreation and Leisure Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Other Health and Physical Education/Fitness

Health & Medical Services

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Art Therapy/Therapist
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Clinical/Medical Lab. Technician
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) and Licensed Vocational Nurse Training (LVN)
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Massage Therapy, Therapeutic Massage
Medical Insurance/Biller
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Nursing Administration
Nursing Assistant / Aide and Patient Care Assistant / Aide
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Other Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
Other Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems (Holistic Medicine)
Other Nursing
Other Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Physician Assistant
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nurse and Registered Nursing (RN)
Respiratory Therapy Technician/Assistant
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Surgical Technologist
Ultrasound Technician
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor

Interdisciplinary Studies

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Gerontology
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)
Court Reporting
International Law and Legal Studies (LLM, JSD, SJD)
Legal Administrative Assistant
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies
Other Legal Professions and Studies

Life Science

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Applied Mathematics
Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Chemistry
Geology/Earth Science
Physics

Security and Protective Service Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Corrections
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
Firefighter, Fireman and Firefighting Science
Forensic Science and Technology
Homeland Security (DHS, National Security Policy, Disaster Planning and Intelligence)
Human Services
Other Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, Paramilitary, and Related Protective Services

Skilled Trades

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Aircraft Maintenance
Autobody Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Building Property Management and Maintenance
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR)
Plumbing Technology/Plumber
Welding Technology/Welder

Social Sciences

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

Social Work

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Public Administration

Technician Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Computer Systems Technology
Other Engineering Technologies/Technicians

Technology

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Computer Repair and Installation Technology, Technician
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance (CIS, Internet Security)
Network and System Administration / Administrator
Other Computer Programming
Other Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
Telecommunications Technology
Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Transportation Careers

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology
Truck and Bus Driver, Commercial Vehicle Operator and Instructor (Trucking)

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Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
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Veterinary Medicine

Major Certificate Program Bachelors Masters
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant

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Overall Rating for Academics:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

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

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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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