Hempstead, Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City. (516) 463-6600.
Long Island Rail Road stops less than two miles from campus: John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports within 30 minutes.
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A private, nonsectarian, coeducational university
The Hofstra Campus
With 113 buildings and 240 acres, Hofstra is an accredited member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta.
Hofstra is 100 percent program accessible to persons with disabilities.
Colleges and Schools
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Frank G. Zarb School of Business, School of Communication, School of Education and Allied Human Services, New College of Hofstra, School of Law, School for University Studies, Honors College, Saturday College, and University College for Continuing Education.
There are 1,246 faculty members of whom 527 are full-time. Ninety-one percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their fields.
Full-time undergraduate enrollment of 8,031. Total University enrollment, including part-time undergraduate, graduate and School of Law, is about 13,000. Male-female ratio is 44 to 56.
The students on main campus come from 45 states and territories and 61 countries. Students (including undergraduate, graduate and law) come from 47 states and territories and 65 countries.
Academic Level of Undergraduate Student Body
Hofstra is a selective institution seeking to enroll those students who demonstrate the academic ability, intellectual curiosity, and motivation to succeed, and contribute to the campus community. Hofstra enrolled almost 2,500 new students of whom 1,774 are first-time undergraduates in 2005-2006.
Bachelor’s degrees offered in about 140 undergraduate programs of study. Graduate degrees are offered, including PhD., Ed.D., Psy.D., Au.D. and J.D. degrees, advanced certificates and professional diplomas, in about 150 graduate programs of study.
Bachelor of Arts in fields such as the humanities, fine arts, communications, education, natural sciences, mathematics, computer science, engineering and social sciences, with courses offered to provide a pre-professional and professional background in law, medicine, health, or education; Bachelor of Fine Arts with specialization in theater arts; Bachelor of Business Administration with specializations such as accounting, finance, legal studies in business, international business, entrepreneurship, business computer information systems, management, and marketing; Bachelor of Engineering with specializations in engineering sciences; Bachelor of Science in scientific-technical programs and programs such as business economics, fine arts, mathematics, computers, music, communications, athletic training, exercise specialist, health education, and physician assistant; Bachelor of Science in Education with specializations such as fine arts, music, and physical education. Combined degree programs offered are the B.A./J.D., B.B.A./M.S, and B.B.A./ M.B.A. Concentrations and co-majors are offered under many of the degree programs.
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical/School Psychology, Applied Organizational Psychology and in Reading, Language and Cognition; Doctor of Education in Educational and Policy Leadership and in Reading, Language, and Cognition; Doctor of Psychology in School-Community Psychology; Doctor of Audiology; Juris Doctor; Master of Laws in International Law and American Legal Studies; Professional and Advanced Study Diplomas and Certificates; Master of Arts in areas such as comparative arts and culture, social sciences, education, psychology, mathematics, and communication; Master of Health Administration; Master of Business Administration, with specializations such as accounting, marketing, management, taxation, international business, business computer information systems, health services management, quality management, and finance, plus a Juris Doctor/MBA degree program; Executive Master of Business Administration Program; Master of Science with programs such as business, computer science, natural sciences, engineering management, mathematics, and marketing research; Master of Science in Education with specializations such as English, mathematics, sciences, foreign languages, business, counseling, literacy studies, and special education; Postdoctoral re-specialization in Clinical and/or School Psychology. Concentrations and co-majors are offered under many of the degree programs.
A recognized member of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta with 113 buildings on 240 acres. Thirty-seven residence halls accommodate approximately 4,200 students. Hofstra is 100 percent program accessible to persons with disabilities.
Average undergraduate class size is 25 students. Student-faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
More than 100,000.
The Hofstra Libraries are fully computerized and contain 1.2 million volumes (1.6 million with volume equivalents) available for student use.
The Hofstra Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The Museum coordinates about 12 exhibitions annually, and also offers an extensive collection of outdoor sculpture, with more than 65 pieces.
January and Summer Sessions
Hofstra offers a January session and three summer sessions between May and August.
Hofstra has 37 residence halls housing about 4,200 students. The University offers a variety of options in campus living, including both single and group accommodations, in traditional room, suite or apartment settings.
Hofstra offers a choice of 13 eateries on campus.
More than 500 per year.
Hofstra has seven theaters.
Sports Clubs and Organizations
More than 150 student clubs and organizations of which there are about 30 local and national fraternities and sororities
18 varsity sports, 9 for men and 9 for women; Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis and wrestling. Women’s sports include basketball, cross-country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball. The football program competes at the NCAA Division I-AA level in the Atlantic 10 Football Conference. All other sports compete at the NCAA Division I level in the Colonial Athletic Association.