Hofstra University

Hempstead, NYView Map
National University
Private not-for-profit
Not applicable
Mid East
Suburb: Large
NCAA Division I-AA
14 to 1
Student-to-Faculty Ratio


Hofstra was originally part of New York University, but soon went its separate way. Students at the school are part of a vibrant, diverse community – students hail from all 50 states and 66 countries – filled with opportunities and challenges. Hofstra’s Schools of Education, Business, and Law have received high recognition. The school is known for its arboretum and bird sanctuary, its annual Shakespeare festival, and its predilection for hosting presidential debates.

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