About Hofstra University

Hofstra University is nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is one of only two universities chosen to host consecutive presidential debates (2008 and 2012). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university, including the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.

Pride and Purpose

Senior Brian Blanco Wins CPXi Technology Challenge Contest

Computer science majors, senior Brian Blanco and sophomore Ashish Pandhi, won first place and $50,000 to develop their business, an advanced social media management platform, in the 2014 Hofstra-CPXi Venture Tech Challenge.

9 days ago
Pride and Purpose

Hofstra Senior Zoe Hoffmann Wins National PR Contest

Senior Zoe Hoffmann,a triple major in public relations, global studies and geography, won the Council of Public Relations Firms' national video contest, which called for students to create a short video about their "dream PR assignment." Hoffmann's winning entry outlined her strategy to expand th...

14 days ago
Pride of the Pride

Kristin Desmond Named CAA Rookie of the Week

Hofstra freshman defender Kristin Desmond was named the CAA's Rookie of the Week.

29 days ago
Pride of the Pride

Hofstra University Field Hockey Team Starts 2014 Season

The Hofstra Field Hockey team will begin the 2014 season on Friday, August 29 at the University at Albany. Game time is 1 p.m.

about 1 month ago
Pride of the Pride

Hofstra University Introduces the 2014 Pride Volleyball team

The 2014 Hofstra Volleyball team will begin its season on Friday, August 29 when it faces St. Francis Brooklyn at 11:30 a.m. in the Mack Physical Education Center.

2 months ago