Hofstra University

Hofstra University

1000 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY 11549, United States View map

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Hofstra University is founded in 1935 and located in Hempstead, Long Island, 25 miles east of NYC. 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 160 undergraduate programs and about 165 graduate programs, in Liberal Arts and SciencesBusinessCommunicationEducationHealth Sciences and Human ServicesEngineering and Applied Science and Honors studies, as well as a School of Law and School of Medicine. The student-faculty ratio of 13 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, including the entire campus and its buildings and grounds, is private property.   As a result, Hofstra may exercise its right to grant, restrict or deny access to its campus and/or buildings and grounds. Access to Hofstra University’s North campus is restricted to announced guests and those with active Hofstra identification during specific hours.

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