Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
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Hofstra University Reviews

Based on 24 Reviews
100 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA-
Activities and GroupsA-
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Excellent
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.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
102
141
2
Banking and Financial Support Services
0
Business Administration and Management, General
67
44
0
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
27
Business Statistics
14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
41
Business/commerce, General
0
0
Business/managerial Economics
6
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
4
Economics, General
10
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies
11
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
0
0
Finance, General
70
152
1
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General
22
0
International Business/trade/commerce
16
6
0
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
2
Marketing Research
7
Marketing/marketing Management, General
97
76
0
Taxation
29
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Administration of Special Education
0
Applied Mathematics, General
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, General
8
Education, Other
4
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 Leadership and Administration, General
1
9
5
Educational/instructional Technology
1
Elementary Education and Teaching
0
14
English Language and Literature, General
69
2
English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
0
English/language Arts Teacher Education
7
5
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 and Sciences/liberal Studies
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, General
8
2
Special Education and Teaching, Other
7
4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
21
7
Speech Teacher Education
0
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
52
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
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 pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African Studies
1
American/united States Studies/civilization
1
Anthropology
7
Area Studies, Other
4
Asian Studies/civilization
2
Chinese Language and Literature
0
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
2
Clinical Psychology
12
11
Comparative Literature
0
East Asian Studies
0
History, General
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, Other
0
Linguistics
14
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
11
0
Mental Health Counseling/counselor
12
0
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
5
0
Philosophy
13
Political Science and Government, General
64
Psychology, General
112
Psychology, Other
0
0
0
Religion/religious Studies
1
School Psychology
12
8
16
Social Sciences, General
2
Sociology
28
0
Sustainability Studies
3
Women's Studies
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
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 Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
24
Health/health Care Administration/management
47
0
Health/medical Physics
7
Health/medical Preparatory Programs, Other
3
Medicine
29
Physician Assistant
9
36
0
Pre-Medicine/pre-Medical Studies
3
8
Public Health, General
15
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
11
0
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/counselor
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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, Other
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
0
Journalism
79
10
Mass Communication/media Studies
3
Public Relations/image Management
82
11
Radio and Television
39
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
59
4
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
13
Biology/biological Sciences, General
43
7
Chemistry, General
11
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
4
Geography
12
Geology/earth Science, General
7
Human/medical Genetics
0
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
18
24
Mathematics, General
31
0
Molecular Medicine
1
Natural Sciences
0
Physics, General
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
12
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
33
Fine/studio Arts, General
18
Music, General
26
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Engineering, General
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
7
Engineering Science
27
Engineering/industrial Management
0
Environmental Studies
2
Industrial Engineering
7
Mechanical Engineering
21
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
0
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
2
Computer Science
16
7
Management Information Systems, General
0
0
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Hofstra University

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer Science
Education/teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational/instructional Technology
Higher Education/higher Education Administration
Special Education and Teaching, Other

*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
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
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
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs
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
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine)
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
Business Management, Class of 2007
Career center, alumni association
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
Biology, Class of 1978
altruistic and highly motivated
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BS Mathematics, Class of 2012
Goal oriented. Driven. Helpful
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
Psychology , Class of 1993
Better than average
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1978
classrooms plus labs
Rated January 2016
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
Psychology , Class of 1993
Fraternal life
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Biology, Class of 1978
??
Rated January 2016
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
Alumni
BA in Public Relations , Class of 2011
Dance, Greek Life, Athletics
Rated January 2016