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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.
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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Explore our campus virtually or in person.
Explore our JD Program and your interests in greater detail.
View the entering class profile.
Discover why Hofstra Law is the right fit for you.
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Hofstra Law at a Glance
Nationally for Faculty Scholarship Ranked by St. Thomas University School of Law
Nationally for Alumni Partners at Top 100 Firms Ranked by The National Law Journal
Nationally for Class of 2019 Job Rankings Full-Time Long-Term Bar Passage Required Jobs Source: Law School Transparency (LST)
Miles to Manhattan
“I’ve learned so much from my peers and I feel very fortunate to be surrounded by so many amazing smart people who are so passionate about different causes that I can’t help but get passionate about them too.”
“When you’re trying to apply to different positions there’s the legacy of the law school that comes with you. Being able to connect with alumni who also have this legacy from Hofstra Law is helpful.”
“When I had the chance to learn about the Law School and some of the programs that it offered it really was an easy choice for me to continue my dad’s legacy.”
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