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Your Path to Success Starts Here


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 résumé that stands out from the competition.


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The JD program has full-time and part-time day programs; the admissions requirements are the same for both. In addition to the traditional JD program, Hofstra Law offers joint JD/MBA, JD/MALFL, and JD/MPH programs.

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Visiting Hofstra Law

Just 25 miles east of New York City, you’ll find Hofstra’s campus. It’s a lush, nationally recognized, 224-acre arboretum, filled with colorful tulips and countless opportunities to learn, grow, and discover. Explore our campus virtually or come see us in person.

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Hofstra Law at a Glance


Student-to-teacher ratio


Nationally for Faculty Scholarship Ranked by St. Thomas University School of Law


Go-To Law School Nationally

Law.com’s ranking of law schools with the highest percentage of 2023 JD graduates that are hired as associates at the nation’s largest 100 law firms.


Class of 2021 employment 10 months after graduation, including full-time, part-time, long-term and short-term positions.


Clinical Programs


Miles to Manhattan

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Need more info? Want to talk to someone at Hofstra Law? We've got plenty of options to help you on your way to joining our community.

Phone: (516) 463-5916
Email: lawadmissions@hofstra.edu

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