HOFSTRA AT A GLANCE 2020
- 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
- 29 academic and 33 total accreditations
- Member of Phi Beta Kappa
- 100% program accessibility for persons with disabilities
- More than 141,000 alumni
- 6,498 Undergraduate
- 2,981 Graduate
- 896 Law
- 429 Medicine
The Hofstra undergraduate student body is comprised of students from 48 states and 78 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
- Honors College
- Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
- Maurice A. Deane School of Law
- Hofstra University Continuing Education
- 6 undergraduate degrees; approximately 165 program options
- 14 graduate degrees; approximately 175 program options
- 3 first professional degrees (AUD, J.D. and M.D.)
- 20 dual degrees are offered
There are 1,245 faculty members, 485 of whom are full-time. Ninety-two 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 800,000 volumes and provide 24/7 online access to more than 100,000 full-text journals and 200,000 electronic books.
21 varsity sports – 10 for men, 11 for women