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Hempstead, New York•
Private 4 Year•
10,000 - 19,999
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.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
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#118 of 6828
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#11 of 453
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#6 of 134
Out of 23 majors categories at Hofstra University, the 5 most popular are listed below.
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.