Fred DeMatteis School of

Engineering and Applied Science

The Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) - ranked in the top 15% nationwide of non-PhD granting engineering schools by US News World Report - is home to Hofstra's computer science and engineering departments. The DeMatteis School is distinguished by offering you hands-on research experience in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, valuable pre-professional, on-the-job experience, and collaborative relationships with professors who are leaders in their fields.

Our Programs

The DeMatteis School offers undergraduate and graduate programs as well as experiential learning opportunities in a variety of areas through our Engineering and Computer Science departments.

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From the very start of your undergraduate career, at the DeMatteis School you'll have access to state-of-the-art technologies, machinery, and equipment.

(Pictured: architectural rendering of the new Science and Innovation Center, currently under construction.)

About the School

The DeMatteis School currently serves approximately 785 students pursuing bachelor's degrees and 60 pursuing master’s degrees. The rapid and sustained growth we have experienced over the past seven years is the result of a great demand for graduates who have the skills and knowledge required to work in the technical sector and to contribute immediately to a company's mission in the marketplace.

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103 Weed Hall
133 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: (516) 463-6028
Fax: (516) 463-4939

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Dean: Dr. Sina Rabbany

Associate Dean: Dr. David Rooney

Administrative Assistant to the Dean: Elizabeth Downey

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