Hofstra University

Admission

This is where ideas evolve.

And so will you. At Hofstra, learning is a constant evolution, as you uncover knowledge in your classes and about yourself. And in the end, you’ll realize the person you were always meant to become.

Visit Hofstra

Just 25 miles east of New York City, you’ll find our campus. It’s a lush, nationally recognized, 224-acre arboretum, filled with colorful tulips and countless opportunities to learn, grow, and discover. Explore our campus virtually or  come see us in person.

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Student on Campus

Your To-Do List

Who Are You?

Apply Yourself

First-Year Applicant

The sooner you apply, the faster we can get you an admission decision, so get started right away.

Fresh Start

Transfer Student

Students choose to transfer to Hofstra University for many reasons, because Hofstra is transfer-friendly. Each year Hofstra enrolls almost 1,000 new transfers from across the country and around the world.

See your Transfer Event

Worldwise

International Students

International students attending Hofstra enjoy all the benefits of the American system of higher education at a selective, private, campus community that values diversity and promotes cross-cultural understanding.

The In Crowd

Admitted Student

If you’ve already been admitted to Hofstra, here are your next steps.

The Next Level

Graduate Students

You can earn the professional recognition and personal achievement you seek with a graduate or doctoral degree from Hofstra University.

High School

Counselors

If you’re a high school counselor, this information will help guide your students in the right direction.

Proximity to NYC

Being just 25 miles from New York City, the experiences available to our students are endless! See how Maddie Greenberg of the Class of 2024 spends a weekend in NYC!

In NYC

Meet the Pride

I Got This

Amber Jordan ’21

“After working with microorganisms and bacteria and learning about the role they play in all aspects of life, I definitely want to incorporate research into my career and become a physician-scientist."

Worldchangers

A Force for Good

We’re firmly committed to changing the world for the better through our ideas and actions, both in our own communities and all over the globe. By encouraging community service and the free exchange of cultures, perspectives, and backgrounds, we shape World Changers who are equipped to make a positive impact wherever they go.

Hofstra at a Glance

13:1

student-faculty ratio

93%

of Hofstra graduates have a job, are in graduate school, or both within one year of graduation

 

97%

of our full-time first-year students in the fall of 2021 were awarded financial aid including grants (free money)

Academics

With our small classes, tailored programs, and spaces that encourage participation and investigation, you’ll learn more than you ever thought possible.

Life at Hofstra

From the residence hall to the basketball arena, there are endless ways to engage with fellow members of the Pride.

Make Hofstra Affordable

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

Experience

Building Careers

Every piece of knowledge you obtain, and every bit of progress you make, paves the way toward your successful future. Whether you set your sights on business, nonprofit work, or academia, your time at Hofstra will ensure that you’re well equipped and in demand.

Get in Touch

Need more info? Want to talk to someone at Hofstra? We've got plenty of options to help you on your way to joining the Pride.

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