Hofstra University

Hofstra at a Glance

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Telephone: +1-516-463-6600

Founded: 1935

Location: Hempstead, Long Island, New York; 10 miles east of New York City; 25 miles east of Manhattan

Character: A private, nonsectarian, coeducational university

There are 1,325 faculty members of whom 524 are full time
Over 90 percent of full-time faculty hold the highest degrees in their fields

Full-time undergraduate enrollment approximately 8,400 students
Total University enrollment is about 13,300
Average undergraduate class size is 22 students
Student faculty ratio is 14:1
Gender (male-female) ratio is approximately 43-57

Colleges and Schools:
Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Frank G. Zarb School of Business
School of Communication
School of Education and Allied Human Services
New College of Hofstra (innovative undergraduate college)
School of Law
School for University Studies
Honors College
Saturday College
University College for Continuing Education

Department of Computer Science at a Glance

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Telephone: +1-516-463-5555

Founded: 1978

Location: Adams Hall, Room 211 (Department Office)

Full-time: Seven (four male, three female) all of whom hold a terminal degree
Part-time: Approximately a dozen

Total program enrollment is approximately 200
Average undergraduate class size is approximately 15 students
Average student faculty ratio is approximately 18:1
Gender ratio (male-female) is approximately 85-15

Degree Programs:
B.A. in Computer Science
B.S. in Computer Science
B.S. in Computer Engineering (Joint program with Engineering)
B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics (Dual major)
M.A. in Computer Science
M.S. in Computer Science

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