New ELS Center to open on the campus of Hofstra University: ELS/New York – Hofstra
May 5, 2016
ELS Language Centers is thrilled to announce a new Center on the campus of Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York! ELS/New York – Hofstra opened its doors on April 25, 2016.
At Hofstra University, students live, work and study on a beautiful, state-of-the-art campus just minutes from all the adventure and opportunity of the New York metropolitan region. Hofstra is a great place for students who are looking for a traditional campus experience without sacrificing the networking opportunities, internship experiences and cultural offerings of a bustling metropolis. The average class size at Hofstra is 21, and the student: faculty ratio is 13:1, allowing students to get individualized attention, ask questions, seek guidance, discuss and exchange ideas freely.
Hofstra’s faculty members are a point of pride at the University. They are knowledgeable, committed to fostering students’ success and love of learning, and are experts in their fields. In fact 92% of Hofstra’s faculty members hold the highest possible degrees in their respective fields, which allows students to learn from insightful thinkers.
Hofstra is a highly ranked university – top 4% of Best Schools for Business Majors (Payscale College ROI Report), Best Business Schools (Forbes) – with an MBA program ranked 79th in the nation. Hofstra students have many opportunities to learn from experience both on and off campus. Students can conduct research with a professor, intern and network at a variety of top companies, seek career counseling and advice, or observe a real radio station in action.
Hempstead, New York
Hofstra University is located in Hempstead, New York, only 40 kilometers east of Manhattan. The 240-acre campus is lush, green and spacious, with ivy-covered buildings and outstanding facilities – including 18 restaurants and snack shops, six theaters, an art museum, and hundreds of social and cultural events each year.
The campus is close to Long Island Railroad train stations, making traveling around Long Island, into Manhattan, and beyond, convenient for students. Within easy reach via car or public transportation are several major shopping malls, restaurants, movie theaters and Jones Beach, not to mention all the excitement and culture of Manhattan. Hofstra is also close to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), enabling easy arrivals from international locations.
Fun Things to See and Do in and around Hempstead, New York
- Nearby Cities: The culture, networking opportunities and entertainment possibilities of New York City are an easy train ride away from the Hofstra campus. In addition, weekend trips are possible to other nearby cities such as Philadelphia, Boston and Washington, D.C.
- On-campus Culture and Beauty: Hofstra University host multiple seasonal festivals throughout the year that are open to the public. Students can also visit the Hofstra University Museum, home to thousands of works of art and outdoor sculptures from all around the world. In addition, students seeking natural beauty can simply look around campus, as the entire 240-acre property is a certified arboretum.
- Jones Beach: Students can enjoy boating and swimming at Jones Beach, which is only about 20 minutes away from the Hofstra University campus.
Watch for further news about this exciting new location!