Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY

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  • On-Campus Housing Available
  • Meal Service
  • Co-ed Dorms
  • Single-Student Apartments
  • Special Housing for Disabled Students
  • Other: Honors, quiet, women's, theme, and wellness housing. Living-learning communities.
Room & Board Expenses $12,070
Living On-Campus 45%
Living Off-Campus 55%

Ratings & Reviews

Overall College Life Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Hofstra University 5 stars in College Life.

Student Ratings

College Life Rating

Campus Safety

Emergency Hotline
(516) 463-6789
Medical Center Emergency Department
(516) 463-6606
Campus Police
Hempstead Turnpike and California Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


Quick Facts
Team Mascot: Kate and Willie Hofstra (Lioness and Lion)
School Song: March On, Hofstra
School Colors: blue, gold, and white
Official Athletics Site: www.gohofstra.com
Athletic Facilities stadiums, arena, physical fitness center, swim center with an Olympic-size swimming pool and high-dive area, intramurals field, multipurpose gym, indoor track, weight room
Athletic Conferences: NAA, NCAA
Basketball: Colonial Athletic Association
Baseball: Colonial Athletic Association
Track: Colonial Athletic Association

Athletics Department at Hofstra University

Athletic Director Name
Jack Hayes
Athletic Department Email
Athletic Department Address
Athletic Director, Jack Hayes, Hofstra University, 1000 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11549, , ,

Student Organizations

Greek Organizations
Number of Fraternities: 13
Number of Sororities: 8
Percentage of Men in Fraternities: 3%
Percentage of Women in Sororities: 3%
Military Programs

Other Organizations

  • Academic Clubs
  • Business
  • Environmental
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Music Organizations (Band, Choir, etc.)
  • Political Activism
  • Theatre/Drama
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Religious Organizations
  • Minority Organizations
  • International Organizations
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
  • Television Station

Student Services

Computer & Technological Services

  • Internet Access
  • Computers in Residence Halls
  • Computers in Libraries
  • Computer Labs
  • Computers in Student Center
  • Email Account Provided by School

Career & Employment Services

  • Career Counseling
  • Internship Placement
  • Career / Job Search Classes
  • Interest Inventory
  • On-Campus Job Interviews
  • Resume Assistance
  • Alumni Network
  • Interview Training

Counseling Services

  • Minority Student Counseling
  • Military Counseling
  • Veteran Counseling
  • Older Student Counseling
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Personal Counseling
  • Academic Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Religious Counseling

Physically Handicapped Services

  • Note-Taking Service
  • Recording Devices
  • Tutors
  • Reader Services
  • Interpreters for Hearing-Impaired
  • Special Transportation
  • Special Housing
  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Braille Services

Other Services at Hofstra University

School Store / Bookstore

  • Health Services
  • On-Campus Child Care
  • Library on Campus
  • Non-Remedial Tutoring
  • Placement Services

Famous Alumni

  • Donna Mendes, MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery
  • Francis Ford Coppola, movie producer and director
  • Nelson Demille, author.

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