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Hofstra University

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Campus Life and Facilities

Hofstra Says...

The Best Of Both Worlds

Something is always in bloom on the 240-acre Hofstra campus. A nationally recognized arboretum with an outdoor sculpture collection of about 75 pieces, the Hofstra campus is home to both ivy-covered classroom buildings and sleek, modern buildings. Hofstra University's 115 buildings include state-of-the-art teaching f...
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Hofstra Students Say...

Life at this Long Island university moves at a fast and frenzied pace. As one knowl­edgeable senior shares, “Hofstra is one of those places where there is always some­thing to do.” A television major concurs sharing, “Everyone works really hard and takes extracurricular [activities] seriously. ‘Work hard, play hard’ [is] definitely [appli­cable].” ... More More

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100 Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY 11549

United States

Phone: 516-463-6700

Fax: 516-463-5100


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 69
Fire Safety Rating: 91
Green Rating: 83
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 240.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.hofstra.edu/campussafetyreport

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 47.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Apartments for single students

Living-Learning Community, Honors Housing, Quiet Floors, Women's Floors and Themed Living Communities.
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:224
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Team Managers
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:36
Number of Social Sororities:10
    % of women who join:8%
Number of Social Fraternities:13
% of men who join: 6
Number of Religious Organizations:6
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Student run organization: Pride Network (www.hofstra.edu/studentaffairs/omisp/glbtq)
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Office of Multicultural and International Student Programs (www.hofstra.edu/studentaffairs/omisp)
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Pride
Women's Sports Team Name:Pride
Team Mascot:Two Lions - (Kate and Willy)
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 285
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 19.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: Yes
Fee Amount: $105 per semester
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Lenovo and Apple
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:New state-of-the-art medical school; financial trading room; robotics and big data labs; multi-media converged news room; comprehensive media production facility including a 24-hr radio station; Multiple 3D printers; digital language lab; 100% wireless campus; science labs and new state-of-the-art bio-engineering labs; rooftop observatory; 6 theaters including a black box teaching theater; child care institute; cultural center; museum; arboretum; and bird sanctuary
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