HOFSTRA AT A GLANCE 2019
- Founded in 1935
- Located in Hempstead, Long Island, 25 miles east of NYC
- President: Stuart Rabinowitz, J.D.
- Provost: Herman A. Berliner, PhD
- Private, nonsectarian, coeducational
- 117 buildings on 244 acres
- 28 academic and 32 total accreditations
- Member of Phi Beta Kappa
- 100% program accessibility for persons with disabilities
- More than 138,000 alumni
- 6,701 Undergraduate
- 2,898 Graduate
- 853 Law
- 419 Medicine
The Hofstra undergraduate student body is comprised of students from 47 states and 81 countries.
COLLEGES & SCHOOLS
Academic Health Sciences Center
- Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
- Hofstra Northwell Graduate School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University
- School of Health Professions and Human Services
- Frank G. Zarb School of Business
- Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science
- Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
- 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 170 program options
- 3 first professional degrees (AUD, J.D. and M.D.)
- 20 dual degrees are offered
There are 1,236 faculty members, 483 of whom are full-time. Ninety-three 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