Hofstra’s proximity to New York City means that for students looking for hands-on study and integrated work opportunities, it’s the perfect choice. The Frank G. Zarb School of Business is ranked in the top 5% of business schools in the US, and many of its students take advantage of the University’s unique work experience opportunities, such as the Wall Street Semester.
The Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science offers immersive learning through its Co-Op program, working in collaboration with over 150 corporate partners including Estee Lauder, Google and IBM. Meanwhile, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication counts some big names in the entertainment industry among its alumni, not least, Hollywood director Francis Ford Copolla.
Highlights and rankings
Top 6% of colleges and universities nationwide for mid-career salary for alumni with only a bachelor’s degree (PayScale College Salary Report 2018-2019)
One of 3 schools in the New York metropolitan area with colleges of law, medicine and engineering
Hofstra University is the only university to host three consecutive US presidential debates in 2008, 2012 and 2016