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.


Hofstra Congratulates Class of 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Hofstra University congratulates students in the Class of 2018 who have earned merit scholarships.

23 days ago
Class of 2018

Welcome to the Class of 2018!

Hofstra University is delighted to welcome the members of the Class of 2018 to the Pride family. We can't wait to see you during orientation - and again in the fall!

about 1 month ago

Hofstra University Senior Sidney Madden Wins National FOX News Scholarship

Sidney Madden, a senior journalism student at Hofstra University, has been named a 2013/14 Ailes Rising Apprentice, winning a $10,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship with FOX News Channel. The Ailes Rising Apprentice Program identifies and nurtures promising minority journalists at the ...

6 months ago
Performing Arts

Music Students Participate in Oyster Bay Music Festival

Nine Hofstra students and two faculty members from the Music Department are participating in the third season of the Oyster Bay Music Festival (OBMF), an intensive musical immersion for aspiring performers that takes place amid a busy schedule of free, public performances. The Festival, planned f...

about 1 month ago
Pride and Purpose

Chemistry Award Winners

Hofstra University's Chemistry Department, chaired by Dr. Sabrina Sobel, held its 2014 Alumni & Awards Banquet on May 8 at the University Club. This annual dinner brings together students, faculty and graduates of the program. Students were recognized by the department for academic excellence, an...

about 1 month ago