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Facts and Figures

Our Campus


Choosing a law school means choosing your new home for the next three years. Our campus offers the unique experience of being close to New York City, the hub of the world’s legal profession, yet removed from the daily distractions of the big city.

  • 240
  • Acre Campus
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  • 15
  • Minutes to
  • the Beach
  • 25
  • Miles from
  • New York City
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Our Curriculum


The legal marketplace is changing at a rapid pace. Our curriculum adapts to these changes, enabling you to enter the profession with the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field and a resume that stands out from the competition.

  • #47
  • in the nation for
  • Faculty
  • Scholarship
  • * Ranked by Brian Leiter
  • Top 10
  • Ranking for
  • Teaching the Technology of Practice
  • * Ranked by the American Bar Association
  • More Than
  • 200
  • Upper-Level
  • Course
  • Offerings
  • 11
  • Live-Client Clinics
  • and
  • Clinical Practicums
  • 8
  • Concentration
  • Areas
  • Top 10
  • Ranking for
  • “Best Environment for Minority Students”
  • * Ranked by the Princeton Review

Our Curriculum


The legal marketplace is changing at a rapid pace. Our curriculum adapts to these changes, enabling you to enter the profession with the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field and a resume that stands out from the competition.

Judge A. Gail Prudenti speaking with three students

“AT HOFSTRA LAW, you will join a unique community of faculty, administrators and alumni dedicated to your success. You will learn the law and how to use it to solve your clients’ problems. On a broader level, you will learn what it means to be a lawyer.”

— Judge A. Gail Prudenti, Dean and Executive Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law

Our Alumni


Going to Hofstra Law will open many doors for you. Our alumni have gone on to become partners and chairs at major firms, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, sports agents, politicians, judges, professors, entrepreneurs and more.

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  • Alumni Members
  • of the Judiciary
  • More Than
  • 11,000
  • Alumni
  • Working
  • Globally
  • #58
  • in the nation for
  • Alumni Partners
  • at Top 100 Firms
  • * Ranked in a Study in
    Buffalo Law Review

J.D. Program

Facts and Figures