Hempstead, New York, United States

New York – Hofstra

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About this centre


ELS New York – Hofstra is located on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, just 40 minutes from New York City via the convenient and accessible Long Island Railroad. You will enjoy a traditional campus experience while also taking advantage of the nearby networking, internships, entertainment and culture of Manhattan.

012 Memorial Hall, Hempstead, New York, United States

Great things to see and do

  • New York City and Other Nearby Cities: Manhattan is an easy train ride away from the Hofstra campus and weekend trips are possible to other nearby cities such as Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C.
  • On-campus Culture and Beauty: Hofstra University hosts multiple festivals throughout the year. You can also visit the Hofstra University Museum, home to thousands of works of art and outdoor sculptures.
  • Jones Beach: Only 20 minutes from the campus, enjoy boating and swimming at Jones Beach.

New York – Hofstra

(516) 463-3310

  • Partner university
    • Hofstra University
  • Housing options
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
    • Homestay
  • Centre facilities
    • The beautifully designed, state-of-the-art David S. Mack Fitness Center includes Fitness Center features:
    • 63 cardio pieces
    • 50+ Cybex strength training pieces
    • ADA certified circuit
    • Cycle Studio
    • Yoga/Pilates Studio
    • Aerobics Studio
    • Indoor track
    • Lounge & Computer station
    • 6 basketball hoops
  • City environment
  • Suburban

Housing options

Student Residence (On Campus)

Colonial Square houses students in 4-person apartments where 2 students share a bedroom. Students have access to a full size refrigerator, a furnished kitchen, a couch, upholstered chairs, closets, dressers, desks, air conditioning. Free wireless internet and basic cable TV.

  • Cost per session
  • $1400, $1760
  • Occupancy
  • Double - One-Session Bookings: $1,400 per 4-week session
    3-sessions: $3,700 ($1,233 per 4-week session)
    5-Sessions: $5,280 ($1,056 per 4-week session)
  • Meal credits
  • Students do not receive a set number of meals per week. A $500 meal card is provided per session.


Most host families have a 30 minute average commute. They are located in safe and convenient neighborhoods surrounding the campus. They all have easy access to public transportation. Students are placed in single rooms with a shared bathroom. Families offer 16 meals peer week and free internet. Free parking may be available on street.

  • Cost per session
  • $1030
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal credits
  • 16 meals: Two meals Monday-Friday. Three meals on Saturday and Sunday

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