About Hofstra University

Hofstra University, founded in 1935 and located in Hempstead, Long Island, is a private institution that has evolved into a comprehensive university since its inception. Boasting a 244-acre campus, Hofstra offers a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various disciplines, including liberal arts, business, education, and law. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the university is known for its commitment to academic excellence and community engagement. The Hofstra Pride competes in NCAA Division I athletics, and the campus hosts cultural events, lectures, and conferences. Notable alumni, including filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and journalist Bob Costas, highlight the university’s impact in various fields. The institution gained national attention for hosting the 2008 presidential debate. With a rich history and ongoing commitment to education and community, Hofstra University remains a prominent academic institution in the Northeast.

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