Hofstra University

Location
Hempstead, NY
Student Size
10,444
College Type
Private University
Accceptance Rate
69%
Average Cost Per Year
$34,011
Student To Faculty Ratio
13:1

About Our College

Hofstra University is a private university in Hempstead, New York. It is Long Island's largest private university.[6] Hofstra originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University (NYU) under the name Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University.[7] It became an independent Hofstra College in 1939[8] and gained university status in 1963. Comprising ten schools, including the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and Deane School of Law, Hofstra has hosted a series of prominent presidential conferences and several United States presidential debates.[9]

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