100 Hofstra UniversityBernon Hall, Hempstead, NY 11549 516-463-6700
http://www.hofstra.edu admission@hofstra.edu
About Hofstra University
  • Year of Foundation 1935
  • Size of Campus 240 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's, master's
  • Calendar Type 4-1-4
  • Undergraduate Population 8,884
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 52%, 48%, 36%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $30,750
  • Room and Board $11,710
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 70
  • Enrollment No. 7,756
Hofstra University is a private institution whose primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures, and supports learning through the free and open exchange of ideas, for the betterment of humankind. Hofstra University is fully committed to academic freedom and to the transmission, advancement, and preservation of knowledge for its own academic community and for the community at large. Hofstra University offers undergraduate and graduate programs taught by a research-active and professionally engaged faculty.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus New Student Convocation, Kick-Off Weekend, Homecoming, Day of Dialogue, Great Writers/Great Readings, Shakespeare Festival, Spring Feast, Presidential and Other Special Conferences, Focus Seminars, Hands Across Hofstra
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 17
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of sororities 13
  • Number of honor societies ALPHA EPSILON DELTA, National premedical honor society; ALPHA EPSILON RHO, International radio and television honor society; ALPHA KAPPA DELTA, National sociology honor society; ALPHA MU ALPHA, National marketing honor society; ALPHA PSI OMEGA, National dr
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Protestant Community, Hofstra Christian Fellowship, Islamic Organization, Newman Club, Hillel, CHABAD, The Community
  • Other on-campus organizations 1%
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African People's Organization, Hofstra Organization of Latin Americans, African Caribbean Society, Hofstra's Haitian Organization, National Association of Black Accountants, National Society of Black Engineers, IMANI Dance,
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of students in fraternities 17
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Jamaica, NY - John F. Kennedy International (15), Flushing, NY - Laguardia Airport (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Hempstead (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Hempstead (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 18%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 95%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 17%
  • Number of students using college housing 45%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 58%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 6%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 1%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, special housing for international students, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 37
Campus Services
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 3,481,190
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,325
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 14,197
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,200
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 23,130
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 4,750
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities West Campus Library, Monroe Hall Library, Barbara & Maurice A. Deane Law Library, Joan & Donald E. Axinn Library
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,200,000
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Financial trading room, comprehensive media production facility, career center, writing center, Linux Beowulf cluster, digital language lab, technology, science and engineering labs, a rooftop observatory, 7 theaters, assessment centers for child observati
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 9,070
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 29
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,500
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 40%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs PriceWaterhouseCoopers, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte & Touche, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Securities & Exchange Commission, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Sanofi Aventis, Wells Fargo, AIG, Estee Lauder, Marcum & Kliegman, Cablevision, Citigroup, JP Morgan Cha
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 80%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 69%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
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