This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, closing this banner, or clicking "I Agree", you agree to the use of cookies.
Read our cookies policy and privacy statement for more information.

Stand with UkraineDonate

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York

 6 reviews

Hofstra University logo

Hofstra University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

About Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a private, non-profit, nonsectarian university in the United States. Its main campus is on Long Island in the village of Hempstead, New York, approximately 7 miles (11 km) east of New York City. Long Island's largest private college, Hofstra originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University (NYU) under the name "Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University at Hempstead, Long Island"; in 1939, the institution separated from the NYU system and gained independence as Hofstra College, and in 1963, it gained university status. Comprising 10 schools, including a School of Medicine and a School of Law, Hofstra is noted for a series of prominent Presidential conferences, as well as being selected to host United States Presidential Debates in 2008, 2012, and 2016.


Located in Hempstead, New York.

100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, 11549, Nassau County

Hofstra University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#118 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in New york

#11 of 453

Best Banking and finance Colleges & Universities in America

#6 of 134

Most Popular Majors

Out of 23 majors categories at Hofstra University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Hofstra University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years