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Living

Live and Learn on Long Island

Located near New York City on beautiful Long Island, you will find yourself safe and at home on Hofstra's campus. We have resources to support your academic needs, while student clubs and athletic teams will help you build friendships with international students from around the world. Find yourself at home in your program at Hofstra.

Explore Long Island

With the excitement of New York City just 45 minutes away, you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the Long Island coast. Known for attractions like Fire Island and Long Beach, Long Island offers many sandy beaches, restaurants and shopping to explore. You'll be able to enjoy all four seasons while studying at Hofstra. When you are not studying you can take the train into New York City and explore the world-reknowned neighborhoods, historic landmarks and museums in one of the world's most exciting cities.

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Get the college experience

Experience American college life

When you are not exploring New York City, you can experience an exciting American college campus. Attend a sporting event and cheer on one of Hofstra's 17 NCAA Division I sports teams including baseball, basketball, soccer and tennis. Hofstra also offers over 270 student clubs where students can make friends and get involved with the campus community.

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Safe and comfortable accommodation

Safe and comfortable accommodation

Housing that feels like home

Whether you want to live in a high rise, an apartment or a communal house, Hofstra offers a variety of housing options to make you feel comfortable, no matter your degree level. Many of our housing options feature large common lounges to socialize with friends, quiet study areas when you need to focus, and shared kitchen facilities if you feel like cooking.

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Dining options for every lifestyle

With 18 campus dining locations, including a 24-hour dining hall, you'll find plenty of food options to choose from. Hofstra offers menu options for a variety of lifestyles including vegetarian, vegan, kosher and halal. If you can't find what you crave on campus, you can explore the exciting restaurant scene in New York City.