Hofstra University

Key majors offered
Computer Science
International Business
Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Suburban Yes 10870 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Master Private Doctorate-Granting University Co-educational 1300 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Master $$$$ $$$ $ $ $$$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Hofstra University is an excellent option for students interested in the intellectual, cultural and professional opportunities of New York City, but who also desire a vibrant campus experience. Founded in 1935 is situated just 25 miles (40km) away from New York City and is accessed easily using public transportation. Our 240 acres of beautiful campus is currently home to students from all over the U.S. and around the world. At Hofstra we service 1300 international students hailing from 70 countries. Hofstra University offers more than 145 undergraduate and 160 graduate programs/certificates as well as over 100 dual-degree options. Popular areas of study include business, engineering, radio, television and film production, biology, psychology, fine and performing arts, world languages, political science and teacher preparation. Nearly 90 percent of students enter a career related to their academic major within six months of graduation. Hofstra also offers one of New York's largest TV, film and radio production facilities, one of the United States' only simulated Bloomberg stock trading rooms, a library with 1.2 million volumes, a nationally accredited museum. We are also home to a school of law and New York's newest school of medicine, built in partnership with the third-largest hospital system in the country. Just under 11,000 students study at Hofstra with an average undergraduate class size of 21 and a student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 as well as a graduate student-to-faculty ratio of 7:1, students are challenged to debate, question, research, discuss and think critically in an open and broad-minded environment. Please also indicate mean temperature information for your location: Average Low Temperature (winters): 28°F/ -2°C Average High Temperature (summer): 90°F/ 32°C


There are 35 residence halls housing about 3600 students. We strive to create a safe and secure living environment where students can maintain positive and productive connections to campus life.

Student life

Hofstra students can get involved in hundreds of on-campus activities. We offer more than 200 clubs and organizations, intramurals and 17 NCAA Division-I sports. Students can enjoy our nationally accredited museum, faculty lectures, on- campus gallery as well as attend theatrical and musical events.