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Distance Learning

At Hofstra University, you can earn part of your degree or certificate online in the hours and locations that work best for you – without settling for anything less than the resources and distinction of a great university.

Hofstra University offers online learning components in over 1,700 on-campus courses throughout the academic year in most disciplines and majors.

As a Hofstra University Distance Learning student, you'll:

  • Learn from world-class faculty
  • Join a respected alumni network of over 141,000 students worldwide
  • Engage in simulations, discussions, and multimedia presentations
  • Gain the knowledge and credentials you need to achieve your goals
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Current Hofstra students may register for distance learning class via the portal at my.hofstra.edu. Students who are not current Hofstra students are eligible to take a distance learning class provided you submit a completed Visiting Student Application [PDF] to the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

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For more information about Distance Learning at Hofstra, please contact the appropriate office below.

For Current Hofstra Students
Contact your Advisement Dean via email  or 516-463-6770 or 516-463-7222. You may also contact your Faculty Adviser.

For Prospective Graduate Students
Contact the Hofstra Office of Graduate Admissions via email or 516-463-4723.

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See Refund Policy for online students residing in Maryland only

Tuition Refund Schedule for Online Students Residing in Maryland Only:

Proportion of Total Course, Program, or Term Completed as of Date of Withdrawal or TerminationTuition Refund

Less than 10%

90% refund

10% up to but not including 20%

80% refund

20% up to but not including 30%

60% refund

30% up to but not including 40%

40% refund

40% up to but not including 60%

20% refund

More than 60%

No refund

Student Complaint Procedures for Online Students Residing in Maryland Only:

Student complaints of the institution are subject to investigation by the Office of the Attorney General or the Maryland Higher Education Commission.  Complaints should be directed to: Maryland Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division, 200 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21202, 410-528-8662/888/743/0823 (toll free).