Statement of Accreditation Status

Hofstra University

  • CEO: Dr. Susan Poser, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Dr. Stavros Valenti
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Robert Bonfiglio, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Doctoral/Professional Universities » Four-year, medium, highly residential
  • Control: Private (Non-Profit)
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1940
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028

Contact Information

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

(516) 463-6600

  • January 9, 2023
    Staff acted on behalf of the Commission to request a supplemental information report, due January 23, 2023, addressing the recent action taken by The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA), and providing additional information on Requirement of Affiliation 15; Standard III (Design and Delivery of the Student Learning Experience); and Standard VI (Planning, Resources, and Institutional Improvement). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation and to commend the institution for the quality of the Periodic Review Report and process. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • August 30, 2011
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request and to include the post-secondary paralegal studies certificate program within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The Periodic Review Report is due. June 1, 2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope to offer ONE program: Postsecondary Paralegal Studies Certificate
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-baccalaureate Certificate Included within the scope
  • Master's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope
  • Post-Master's Certificate Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree - Professional Practice Included within the scope
  • Doctor's Degree- Research/Scholarship Included within the scope
  • Additional Location
    1 CA Plaza
    Islandia, NY 11749
  • Additional Location
    CNR Healthcare Network
    596 Prospect Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Additional Location
    Estee Lauder
    7 Corporate Center Drive
    Melville, NY 11747
  • Additional Location
    Great Neck Teacher Center
    77 Polo Road
    Great Neck, NY 11023
  • Additional Location
    Nassau University Medical Center
    Hempstead Turnpike
    East Meadow, NY 11554
  • Additional Location
    Roosevelt USFD
    240 Denton Place
    Roosevelt, NY 11575
    Opened: 06/30/2010
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    100 E 77th Street
    New York, NY 10065
  • Other Instructional Site
    Northwell Health
    1979 Marcus Ave, 101
    Lake Success, NY 11042

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