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Hofstra Law


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Our students learn the law through challenging classes and practical experience. They are forward-thinkers, difference-makers, and trendsetters.


JD Admissions

JD Program

Our JD students enjoy a 10:1 student-to-teacher ratio, can enroll in extensive research and writing courses, and learn in strong practical, skills-based experiential learning programs.

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Why Hofstra Law

Mentoring is Key

Our faculty and alumni regularly mentor students, providing valuable career and personal guidance.

Diversity Matters to Us

We have developed unique programming to support our diversity efforts and our diversity student organizations. 

Our Rich Tradition of Public Service

We pioneered fully integrating clinical education into a traditional law school curriculum.

Our Curriculum is Cutting-Edge

The American Bar Association has ranked us in the top 10 for teaching the technology of practice.

We Teach the Business of Lawyering

Our professional development programs help you develop your personal brand and your marketing and leadership skills.

We’re a Leader in Experiential Education

More than 150 students pursued an externship this past year.