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Take our online tour and see yourself on our beautiful campus.

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Make a brochure with your interests and passions in mind.

Making Hofstra Affordable

Our Net Price Calculator will tell you how your unique profile qualifies you for scholarships and financial aid.

Find Your Major

Learn what it means to be a Hofstra student in your area of study, including career prospects, faculty & student success, and degree options.

Explore Your Future

It's time to reach for your dreams.

It's time to be you.

You’re ready. You’ve studied and worked hard to get to this moment … beginning your journey through college. And Hofstra is ready for you, with faculty who will inspire and engage you in your major or in other interests. They will be your mentors in small classes and will get to know you as students and people. Here, you’ll find friendships that will last a lifetime, challenges that will inspire you, community service and internship opportunities that will help you make the world a better place.

Hand-On Learning
13:1Student/Faculty Ratio
93% of Hofstra graduates have a job, are in grad school, or both
88% of Hofstra students qualify for some kind of financial aid

Find out more about our connections to New York City and how this benefits students

Meet Your Pride

Tia

Tia Harewood-Millington '19

Matheus

Matheus Amaral '18

Cooper

Cooper Platt '19

DeVante

DeVante London '18

Megan

Megan Patierno '18

Anthony

Anthony Sica '18

Be a Worldchanger

At Hofstra you will have endless opportunities for real-life, hands-on learning.

Your professors will not only teach you concepts and theories, but they will also teach you how to apply what you are learning so you can step out of the classroom and make a positive impact on the world around you. You will become part of a close-knit community that offers a global reach. You will experience cultures through your peers who come from 47 states and 81 countries. So when the time comes for those all-important internship experiences, you’ll have the knowledge you need; mentors in the scholars and professionals who teach you; exposure to diverse cultures and people, and experience through clubs, campus organizing, community service, and externship and career-prep initiatives. Intern in the summer, or during the school year — or even both. Many Hofstra students do multiple internships – because they can and because they are ready. You can change the world. You have everything you need.

Meet our Worldchangers

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At a Glance

Rankings Badges

Hofstra is regularly ranked as one of the top universities in the U.S.

Pay Chart

Hofstra is one of the top 100 universities in almost all majors in mid-career salaries, according to Payscale.

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Approximately 8000 students from 47 states and 81 countries

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Connections Build Careers

Outcomes

Find out what kind of careers, salaries and outcomes Hofstra students in all majors have - 92% of our students report having a job or being in graduate school within a year of graduation.

Internships & Career Experiences

The average Hofstra student has more than 2 internships before graduation. Find out more about internships and campus experiences that get students ready for their future.

I Got This

Meet recent alumni and learn about their first job experience.

Community Service

Hofstra students spend more than 100,000 hours on service each year.

Our network of over 130,000 alumni is one of our best assets. Meet our Faces of Success, as well as our more recent alumni, chosen as our Alumni of the Month.

Life at Hofstra University

What’s pride?

At Hofstra, pride is a way of life. Like a family of lions, who are strong and independent individuals but even more powerful together, our students, staff, faculty, administrators and alumni all contribute to make our campus a great place to live, work and play. At Hofstra, you can belong to many prides. Your pride might be an athletic team, a student club, a sorority or fraternity, your roommates, your residence hall community, a study group — anyone you connect with. It won’t take long for you to make friends and settle into your new home at Hofstra.

You Are Welcome Here