Hofstra University

country rank  254
world rank  712

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University Overview

Founded in 1935, Hofstra University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Hempstead (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Hofstra University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Hofstra University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 84 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1935
Motto Je maintiendrai
I stand steadfast
Colours Blue, white and gold

University Location

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead (population range: 50,000-249,999)
11549 New York
United States
T +1 (516) 463 6700
F +1 (516) 463 5100

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Admissions Center, 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead 11549
+1 (516) 463 6700
800 463 7872

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Hofstra University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • American Art Therapy Association
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019