Hofstra is a private college that has consistently been recognized by The Fiske Guide, Forbes, Princeton Review, U.S. News & World Report, and Washington Monthly on their lists of Best Colleges. Its School of Education, Health and Human Services, School of Business, and School of Law are listed as among the Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The university has also been recognized in the “Guide to Green Colleges”, which features schools that have a commitment to sustainability, on and off campus.
- College Type: Private
- Program Type: 4-Year University
- College Size: Large (over 5,000 students)
- Campus Setting: Urban
The university’s 11,000+ students pursue degrees in their choice of 150 undergraduate and 160 graduate majors across liberal arts and sciences, education, health sciences, applied science, broadcasting, the law, medicine, and more. Hofstra’s faculty includes Fulbright and Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as renowned scientists, 90 percent of whom hold the highest degrees in their field.
The 240-acre Hofstra campus gives students access to an extensive library collection boasting 1.2 million volumes and 49,000 ebooks, state-of-the-art classrooms, learning and laboratory centers, plus numerous theatres, restaurants, fraternities, sororities, the accredited Hofstra University Museum, and more. Students can participate in more than 200 clubs, 17 varsity sports, and 500 cultural events throughout the year. On campus, students will also find a beautiful arboretum and bird sanctuary.