Hofstra University
#850 Desirability Rank

Hofstra University

University in Nassau County, New York

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Hofstra University is a private university in Hempstead, New York. It is Long Island's largest private university, Hofstra originated in 1935 as an extension of New York University under the name Nassau College – Hofstra Memorial of New York University at Hempstead, Long Island. It became an independent Hofstra College in 1939 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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

24,062

Acceptance

69%

Graduation Rate

63%

Median SAT Score

1250

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$46,450

Fees (in-state)

$1,060

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$27,616
30K-48K$30,662
48K-75K$32,962
75K-110K$34,800
110K+$35,037

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,900

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

9K

Under-Grads

7K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

100 Hofstra University, Hempstead NY 11549

What is Hofstra University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#199 World Rank
Business
#231 World Rank
Law
#371 World Rank
Literature
#403 World Rank
Education
#268 World Rank
Communications
#414 World Rank
Political Science
#596 World Rank
Medical
#476 World Rank
History
#419 World Rank
Economics
#439 World Rank
Psychology
#1078 World Rank
Biology
#774 World Rank
Computer Science
#1233 World Rank
Engineering
#721 World Rank
Philosophy
#877 World Rank
Mathematics
#335 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#433 World Rank
Anthropology
#576 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#1553 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1713 World Rank
Chemistry
#745 World Rank
Sociology
#1618 World Rank
Physics
#934 World Rank
Nursing
#706 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are Hofstra University's Most influential alumni?

Hofstra University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Law, and Literature. Hofstra University’s most academically influential people include Richard Bowes, Norman F. Lent, and Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen.

Richard Bowes
Richard Bowes

American writer

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Norman F. Lent

American lawyer and politician

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Niels G. Stolt-Nielsen

Norwegian businessman

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Jon Cooper
Jon Cooper

Ice hockey coach

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Victor Ricciardi

American professor of business and author

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T. Glen Coughlin

American novelist, DEA agent

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Leslie Segrete
Leslie Segrete

American radio personality

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Yaakov Pearlman

Rabbi

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Maryann Ridini Spencer

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James Metzger
James Metzger

American chief executive

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Ed Mangano

Politician

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Laurie Rozakis
Laurie Rozakis

American writer

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