• Control: Private
  • Carnegie Classification: Research
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2019 Recognition Categories

  • Facilities, Workspace & Security
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

Hofstra University is a collegial and engaged group of scholars and professionals who share the common goal of helping our students reach their full potential. Our common purpose is helping students navigate the transition to college, advising students on a major or a career, and encouraging them to become engaged in their community. We recognize and reward great teaching, the kind that changes students' lives, and have a singular focus: our students and their success.

Employee Comment

The governance process is transparent, as is the tenure and promotion process. Those are foundational issues. Everything else, all of the trust flows from that.

Vital Statistics


  • Combined Administration and Exempt Staff: 758
  • Fulltime Faculty: 512
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 525
  • Adjunct Count: 694

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $122,633
  • Administration: $102,837
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $69,261
  • Non-exempt Staff: $57,917

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 2
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 7
  • 11 Years Recognized
  • 6 Years of Honor Roll

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