Hofstra University


Why Hofstra?


student-faculty ratio means small class sizes and personal attention from faculty



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



of our full-time first-year students in the fall of 2023 were awarded financial aid including grants (free money)


Find Your Major

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

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Personalize Your Reasons to Apply

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Meet the Pride

I Got This

Kayla Stadeker ’23

“Everyone genuinely cares about how you’re doing here. When you’re not doing well, faculty and friends are there to support you. When you are doing well, they are around to praise you. We’re truly a family here."


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.

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.



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.


Proximity to NYC

Being just 25 miles from New York City, the experiences available to our students are endless!

Life at Hofstra

Make Hofstra Affordable

Interested in learning more about financial aid, scholarships, or student financial services? Click the option below that applies to you.

We welcome you to estimate your unique cost using our net price calculator.

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Who Are You?

First-Year Applicant

First-Year Applicant

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

Transfer Students

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.

Graduate Student

Graduate Student

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

International Students

International Student

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.

Admitted Student

Admitted Student

If you’ve already been admitted to Hofstra, visit this page to see where you go from here.

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