Hofstra University

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Career Preparation B+
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A-
Activities and Groups A-
A-
Excellent

Hofstra University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 10,814 students and offering 235 degrees in Hempstead, NY.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Hofstra University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Business
947 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
102
141
2
Banking and Financial Support Services
0
Business Administration and Management
67
44
0
Business Administration, Management and Operations
27
Commerce
0
0
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
41
Business/managerial Economics
6
Business Statistics
14
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
4
Economics
10
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
11
Finance
70
152
1
Finance and Financial Management Services
0
0
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
22
0
International Business
16
6
0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
2
Marketing/marketing Management
97
76
0
Marketing Research
7
Taxation
29
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Education and Liberal Arts
551 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Administration of Special Education
0
Applied Mathematics
0
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
4
Art Teacher Education
2
2
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
3
5
Biology Teacher Education
3
Business Teacher Education
1
Chemistry Teacher Education
1
Chinese Language and Literature
0
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
4
1
Creative Writing
6
Curriculum and Instruction
2
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
7
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
0
3
Education
4
Education
8
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
12
0
Education/teaching of Individuals In Elementary Special Education Programs
8
Education/teaching of Individuals In Secondary Special Education Programs
6
Education/teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
0
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
1
Educational/instructional Technology
1
Educational Leadership and Administration
1
9
5
Elementary Education and Teaching
0
14
English Language and Literature
69
2
English/language Arts Teacher Education
7
5
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
0
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
1
Foreign Language Teacher Education
1
0
French Language and Literature
1
French Language Teacher Education
1
General Studies
0
German Language and Literature
1
Health Teacher Education
0
16
Hebrew Language and Literature
0
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
24
Italian Language and Literature
2
Japanese Language and Literature
1
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
17
Latin Language and Literature
0
Liberal Arts
7
Mathematics Teacher Education
5
9
Music Teacher Education
20
6
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
2
18
Physics Teacher Education
2
Reading Teacher Education
9
3
4
Russian Language and Literature
1
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
1
1
Secondary Education and Teaching
4
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
0
Social Studies Teacher Education
5
8
Spanish Language and Literature
10
2
Spanish Language Teacher Education
1
Special Education and Teaching
6
Special Education and Teaching
15
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
21
7
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
52
Speech Teacher Education
0
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
3
3
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
37
7
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
18
3
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Human and Social Sciences
440 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
1
American/united States Studies/civilization
1
Anthropology
7
Area Studies
4
Asian Studies/civilization
2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
2
Clinical Psychology
12
11
Comparative Literature
0
East Asian Studies
0
History
34
Humanities/humanistic Studies
1
0
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
33
3
International/global Studies
23
Japanese Studies
1
Jewish/judaic Studies
2
Labor Studies
1
0
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
0
Linguistics
14
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
11
0
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
12
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
5
0
Philosophy
13
Political Science
64
Psychology
112
Psychology
0
0
0
Religion/religious Studies
1
School Psychology
12
8
16
Social Sciences
2
Sociology
28
0
Sustainability Studies
3
Women's Studies
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Legal and Law
376 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/u.s. Law/legal Studies/jurisprudence
15
Criminology
31
Forensic Science and Technology
10
14
International Law and Legal Studies
0
Law
305
Legal Professions and Studies
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Healthcare
328 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions
32
Art Therapy/therapist
21
Athletic Training/trainer
7
Audiology/audiologist
5
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
28
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
35
6
Gerontology
2
0
Health/health Care Administration/management
47
0
Health/medical Physics
7
Health/medical Preparatory Programs
3
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences
24
Medicine
29
Physician Assistant
9
36
0
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
3
8
Public Health
15
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
11
0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Communication and Media
287 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
0
Journalism
79
10
Mass Communication
3
Public Relations/image Management
82
11
Radio and Television
39
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
59
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
178 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
13
Biology
43
7
Chemistry
11
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology
4
Geography
12
Geology/earth Science
7
Human/medical Genetics
0
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods
18
24
Mathematics
31
0
Molecular Medicine
1
Natural Sciences
0
Physics
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Art and Design
89 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance
12
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
33
Fine Arts
18
Music
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
65 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Engineering
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
7
Engineering/industrial Management
0
Engineering Science
27
Environmental Studies
2
Industrial Engineering
7
Mechanical Engineering
21
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Computer Technology
26 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
0
Computer Science
16
7
Management Information Systems
0
0
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Hofstra University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Computer Science
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational/instructional Technology
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
Special Education and Teaching
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Specialized institution accreditations:
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Law (LAW) - Professional schools American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
Liaison Committee on Medical Education Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine) Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 1993

Did not remember Any support

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1978

Curriculum designed to provide training for licensing exams and professional duties

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Mathematics, Class of 2012

Job fairs, career speaker events, career center, etc

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Jd, Class of 2008

None. Their career services are terrible

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in Public Relations , Class of 2011

Internships, networking events, workshops, interview prep, resume help

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
Psychology , Class of 1993

Middle and upper middle class

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Jd, Class of 2008

White. middle class. Long islands. Indifferent to the world. Self centered liberals

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Management, Class of 2007

Great students and culture, lots of friendly, upper middle class students

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in Public Relations , Class of 2011

half commuter - bad Greek life, no more football

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
BS Mathematics, Class of 2012

constantly being upgraded, clean well maintained

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Jd, Class of 2008

Extensive campus with full facilities.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Management, Class of 2007

Great computer labs, spacious dorm suites, dining hall food is top notch, modern classrooms with great tech

Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA in Public Relations , Class of 2011

Dorms all have AC, which is nice, good dining options, newer class rooms are nice, computer labs could be bigger.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 6 Reviews
Alumni
BS Mathematics, Class of 2012

Sporting events (intermural and collegiate) but there is not a major culture around it. There are many events and people often travel into NYC

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Jd, Class of 2008

Black student groups. Flaming liberal causes

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Business Management, Class of 2007

Lots of NCAA and intramural sports and clubs, fraternity and sorority's, and lots of interest in arts, music and concerts.

Rated January 2016
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