Hofstra University


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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Who Are You?

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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.

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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.

The In Crowd

Admitted Student

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

The Next Level

Graduate Student

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

High School


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!

Campus Life

Meet the Pride

I Got This

Amudalat Ajasa ’22

“When we go out into the field, we have so much success because the work we do in the classroom is directly transferable to what professionals want us to do – the storytelling skills we have and the way we go about finding stories."


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


student-faculty ratio


of our graduates are working or in graduate school within a year of graduation.


of our full-time first-year students in the fall of 2022 were awarded financial aid including grants (free money).


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 individual profile qualifies you for scholarships and financial aid.


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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