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 of the Pride

Wills Becomes Hofstra's Second-Ever All-American

Hempstead, NY - Senior outside hitter Kelsie Wills of the Hofstra University Volleyball team put the finishing touches on her spectacular career today when she was recognized as an All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA).

2 days ago
Honor Society

Senior Naomi Gunkel Inducted Into Japanese National Honor Society

Naomi Gunkel, a senior at Hofstra University from Doylestown, PA, has been inducted into the Japanese National Honor Society (JNHS), which "recognizes and encourages achievement and excellence in the study of the Japanese language."

4 days ago

Senior Alex Pineda Wins Fox News Scholarship

Alexander Pineda, a senior journalism student, has been named Hofstra University's 2014-15 Fox News/Ailes Rising Apprentice Scholarship recipient. The scholarship provides $10,000 in tuition remission, plus a paid summer college associate position with Fox News Channel and an opportunity to part...

4 days ago
Pride of the Pride

Hofstra Freshman Ashunae Durant Wins CAA Weekly Awards

Hofstra Freshman Ashunae Durant Wins CAA Weekly Awards

5 days ago
Performing Arts

It Was a Scream! "Bat Boy: The Musical" at Hofstra

"Bat Boy: The Musical" is a contemporary musical that swings between wacky and silly to grotesque and tragic. According to the director, Associate Professor Ilona Pierce, it tells a story of prejudice and acceptance, love and taboos, and the animal inside all of us. Featuring music and lyrics by ...

11 days ago