Hofstra University Student Center

Hofstra University

#T-94, overall score 49.67/100

Fun Fact:

Hofstra has hosted presidential debates in 2008, 2012 and 2016 —- the only university to have hosted debates in three consecutive election cycles.

ACADEMICS Score: 10/30

  • Score: 10/30
  • Acceptance rate: 62%
  • Student/faculty ratio: 13:1
  • Jewish Studies major: Yes
  • Israel Studies major: No

FINANCES

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Location: Hempstead, N.Y.
  • Region: Mid-Atlantic
  • Public/Private: Private
  • Undergraduate enrollment: 6,824
  • Jewish undergraduate enrollment: 1,350
  • Jewish population share: 20%
  • Student origin: 63% in-state/37% out-of-state
  • NCAA Division: I
  • NCAA team: Pride
  • Ultimate Frisbee team: Flying Dutchmen

ISRAEL Score: 10.67/20

  • Score: 10.67/20
  • Size of Birthright trip: 38
  • BDS resolution: Never introduced

JEWISH LIFE Score: 22.33/40

  • Score: 22.33/40
  • Hillel: Hofstra Hillel
  • Chabad: Chabad Jewish Student Center
  • OU-JLIC: None
  • Meor: None
  • Jewish fraternities: ΣAM, TEP
  • Jewish sororities: AEPhi, SDT
  • Anti-Semitic incidents in 2016: 0
  • Synagogues within 10 miles: 80 (36 Orthodox, 30 Conservative, 14 Reform)
  • Eruv: No
  • Most famous Jewish alumnus: Bernie Madoff
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