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Academic Rigor
3.8553
Dorm Life
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Food and Dining
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Bang for the buck
3.1250
Clubs and Activities
4.4545
Greek Life
5.0000
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Most Helpful Review for Hofstra University
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Christopher from Duxbury, MA
  • 30 out of 40 people found this review helpful

First here at Hofstra I didn't learn much that I hadn't already learned. The teachers seemed to be teaching High School material, and it just didn't meet my standards.

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  • Alyssa from Waddell, AZ
  • Oct-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Hofstra is a great college both academically and providing plenty activities for its students. There are so many on-campus activities, clubs, and opportunities to explore Manhattan every week. This is a very expensive school; but it is definitely making college a great experience.

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  • Freshman
  • Oct-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Expensive but worth the money. Internship and job opportunities are high due to being so close to NYC. The campus is nice but the surrounding area isn't that great.

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  • Abigale
  • Aug-27-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Hofstra has a beautiful campus. The people, both student and staff are extremely helpful and kind. The tuition is very costly.

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  • Erica from Somerville, MA
  • Jul-18-2014 I am a past student here

    Hofstra boasts a beautiful campus, a strong business program and great student life! You will have a lot of fun there while also making strong connections in an extensive alumni network- joining Greek life or another club or sport is strongly encouraged as you will probably learn the most from this experience! The school itself is perfectly sized- big enough to meet a lot of people and really get the college experience, but small enough that you don't feel overwhelmed and you still get enough teacher-student attention.

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  • Salman from Jamaica, NY
  • Jun-20-2014 I am a current student here

    An overpriced college, great for all academic studies. There are many resources but the price tag is way too high.

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  • Kate
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Communication and Business school have great teachers and classes. The nightlife is fun with the bars and house parties. Meal plan is expensive and is not that great.

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  • Holly from Brooklyn, NY
  • May-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Hofstra is an university that makes every student feel welcome and helps them to be able to embrace themselves, whether it's their nationality or who they are. The diversity and friendliness of Hofstra University is what makes it such a great college. It is easy to be able to spread and represent Hofstra P.R.I.D.E (which stands for personal responsibility, respect for self and others, integrity,diversity, and expression).

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  • Megan from Plano, TX
  • May-07-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Hofstra is a private school with a large focus on science or media, it seems. There are plenty of options for housing. They give out scholarships to those who ask for them, so be on the lookout for opportunities because you definitely need a scholarship to pay for this school!

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  • Luis from Palmetto Bay, FL
  • Apr-20-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Very homey feel on the campus. The faculty appear to be very well educated. Students were kind and helpful.

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  • Melissah from Baldwin, NY
  • Mar-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Hofstra is an excellent school filled with many opportunities. There is a great diversity of students. There are many clubs and activities for students to join.

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