Hofstra Engineering Enrollment Rises Dramatically


Thanks to an $11 million investment in upgrading and expanding its engineering facilities, Hofstra University’s engineering enrollment increased by 65 percent over the last five years, according to Newsday. Nationally, hard science and engineering bachelor’s degree completions have grown by 19 percent, compared with 9 percent growth for other disciplines in the last five years, according to a National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report released in mid-November.

According to the article, half of the engineering students are from the New York metropolitan area and the other half are from elsewhere around the country and world. Hofstra’s future plans to continue this growth include recruiting and marketing to students in Southeast Asia and India.


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