HOFSTRA AT A GLANCE 2018
- Founded in 1935
- Located in Hempstead, Long Island, 25 miles east of NYC
- President: Stuart Rabinowitz, J.D.
- Provost: Gail M. Simmons, PhD
- Private, nonsectarian, coeducational
- 116 buildings on 244 acres
- 27 academic and 30 total accreditations
- Member of Phi Beta Kappa
- 100% program accessibility for persons with disabilities
- More than 136,000 alumni
- 6,861 Undergraduate
- 3,018 Graduate
- 835 Law
- 417 Medicine
The Hofstra undergraduate student body is comprised of students from 47 states and 76 countries.
COLLEGES & SCHOOLS
- Academic Health Sciences Center
- Frank G. Zarb School of Business
- Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy, and International Affairs
- School of Education
- School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts
- School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- Honors College
- Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
- Maurice A. Deane School of Law
- Hofstra University Continuing Education
- 6 undergraduate degrees; approximately 160 program options
- 14 graduate degrees; approximately 165 program options
- 3 first professional degrees (AUD, J.D. and M.D.)
- 16 dual degrees are offered
There are 1,236 faculty members, 493 of whom are full-time. Ninety-one percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degree attainable in their fields.
Hofstra has a vibrant campus with hundreds of social, academic and cultural events per year
The Hofstra University Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum, with a collection of more than 5,000 works of art from the world's diverse cultures, offers 4-6 original exhibitions annually along with related programs that engage varied Audiences. It also oversees an extensive collection of outdoor sculptures featuring approximately 70 works of art.
The Hofstra libraries contain over 1 million volumes and provide 24/7 online access to more than 100,000 full-text journals and 200,000 electronic books.
17 varsity sports – 8 for men, 9 for women