Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY 11549


General College Information:

Private 4-year university, founded 1935.

Suburban campus setting on 240 acres, located in Hempstead on Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City.

4-1-4 academic year

Total Student Population (approx.): 8400 undergraduates; 2900 graduate students; 1200 professional/other.

Undergraduates (approx.): 90% full-time; 70% from New York; 22% minorities (9% African-American; 5% Asian-American; 8% Hispanic-American; <1% Native American); 2% international students; 53% women.

On-Campus Housing:
Undergrad: Incoming freshman given priority for housing; 44% of students live on-campus.

Annual Tuition and Fees for FT Students (approx.):  (To check the most current rates: Current Rates)
Undergrads (12-17 credits per term): $34,150
Grad Students (Liberal Arts and Sciences): $970 plus $1000/credit ($24,970/yr for 12 credits/semester)

Annual Room and Board (approx.): $12,000

ROTC Program Offered On-Campus?: Yes (Army)

Virtual Tour: www.hofstra.edu/Admission/adm_seehofstra.html

Engineering Program Information:

Program Name: Dept of Engineering (www.hofstra.edu/engineering), located within the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Engineering Student Population (approx.): 180 undergraduates; 20 graduate students (20 master's; 0 doctoral).

Engineering Departments:

Engineering (Engr)

Degrees Offered: (B=Bachelor's; M=Master's; D=Doctorate)


Dept B M D

Computer Engineering

Engr X    

Electrical Engineering

Engr X    

Engineering Management

Engr   X  

Engineering Science*

Engr X    

Industrial Engineering

Engr X    

Mechanical Engineering

Engr X    

* Options offered in:

Biomedical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Undergraduate Engineering Admissions Statistics (2006):

Offered Admission/Applied (% Accepted): 321/479 (67%)

Enrolled/Offered Admission (% Enrolled): 50/321 (15%)

Other Information Regarding The School And Its Engineering Program:

A detailed profile of this school's engineering program is provided online at the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) website at: http:// profiles.asee.org

Contact Information:



Mailing Address

Phone / Email

General College Contacts:

Main Website/
Phone Number



(516) 463-6600  

Office of Admissions


100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000

(516) 463-6700 /
see website for email

Office of Financial Aid


202 Memorial Hall
Hempstead, NY 11549

(516) 463-6680, x2

Graduate Studies (Admissions, Financial Aid, etc.)


100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000

(516) 463-4723
(866) GRAD-HOF

Office of Residential Life (Housing)


244 Student Center
Hempstead, NY 11549

(516) 463-6930

Engineering Program Contacts:

Dept of Engineering


104 Weed Hall
133 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549-1330

(516) 463-5544
see website for email

Engineering Management Program


133 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

(516) 463-5544
see website for email

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