Hofstra University offers a superior education earned within a network of peers and mentors. At Hofstra, students receive an excellent education with renowned faculty teaching small classes on a vibrant campus. Hofstra is also one of the two universities chosen to host consecutive U.S Presidential debates in 2008 and 2012. In addition, all the cultural and internship opportunities of New York City are just 40 kilometers from the Hofstra campus.
Hofstra University is a diverse student body that welcomes students from all over the world. The school is multinational – over 65 countries are represented by the student body - and participates in a wide range of academic, social and cultural pursuits. Hofstra's commitment to international students is evidenced by the availability of international student organizations, study abroad programs, international events, lectures and special services. Hofstra is ideally sized, with 4,000 graduate students, and offers a wide array of programs with 160 programs and certificates of study. International students find it easy to develop a sense of community, school spirit and a feeling of belonging.
Located on Long Island, New York, students enjoy easy access to the cultural center of the world - New York City. In addition, they benefit from the wide array of internship opportunities in New York City and take advantage of the museums, Broadway shows, concerts, etc. Hofstra's suburban campus is easily accessible, near two major airports (John F. Kennedy Airport and LaGuardia Airport), along with abundant public transportation. Hofstra offers special services and resources through our Office of Multicultural & International Student Programs.