Each fall, Hofstra University plays host to Fall Festival, featuring world-class musical artists, a fun-filled carnival, great food , and more, as alumni, family and friends gather on-campus.
Long Island & New York City
Best of Both Worlds
Campus life. City lights. Have it all.
Between the New York City skyline and the sandy Atlantic shoreline is the Hofstra campus, with easy access to the city and shore. Our location on suburban Long Island is central to who we are and how our students learn. Hofstra students live, work, and play on a traditional campus with state-of-the-art academic buildings, labs, and experiential facilities, surrounded by green quads and modern residence halls.
Be in the middle of everything.
New York City, only an hour’s drive or train ride away, is a destination, a workplace, and a classroom for Hofstra students. Whether you take part in Explore Next Door trips with our Student Affairs team to learn about NYC, go in to the city to meet and network with alumni in your field, or work at internships and experience other career opportunities during the academic year, you will get to know and enjoy the city for all it offers. With disciplines like finance, technology, engineering, and communication, Hofstra’s location near New York City is a major advantage for our students.
By the Numbers
minutes from NYC by train
nearby international airports
pro arenas within 30 miles
places to eat within 20 minutes
museums within 45 minutes
Things to Do
Thanks to Hofstra's location on Long Island and close to New York City there's always plenty of options when you're lookoing for something to do.