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

2021 Recognition Categories

  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Confidence in Senior Leadership
  • Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
  • Faculty Experience
  • Faculty & Staff Well-being
  • Job Satisfaction & Support
  • Mission & Pride
  • Professional Development
  • Shared Governance
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Effectiveness

What makes your college a great place to work?

Employee Comment

I believe that we are aligned in our efforts to create an innovative educational program. People are not afraid to experiment with change and embrace both success and failure. People are generally friendly, hard-working and dedicated to our mission.

President's 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.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 395
  • Fulltime Eps: 309
  • Fulltime Faculty: 492
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 466
  • Adjunct Count: 672

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $127,103
  • Administration: $108,210
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $76,619
  • Non-exempt Staff: $65,184

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 3%
  • Adjunct/Part-time Faculty: 7%
  • 13 Years Recognized
  • 7 Years of Honor Roll

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