Hempstead Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Hempstead Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Hempstead, New York

There are at least 2 colleges in Hempstead, listed and described below. These schools represent 13,377 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 12,243 full-time students, and a reported 4,218 dorm rooms.

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  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Hempstead.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Hempstead.

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Lincoln Tech

Whitestone, NY

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Tech.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Hunter Business School

Levittown, NY

Hunter Business School offers a wide variety of courses to earn your degree or diploma in computer training, medical engineering, and business related courses.

Hunter offers you all the amenities of a large school, but in a small environment close to home for the Long Island resident.

  • Program Categories: Business, Computers and Technology, Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Island Drafting and Technical Institute

Amityville, NY

Island Drafting and Technical Institute was founded in 1957, and is staffed by faculty members who have had professional and practical experience in the Engineering, Architectural, CADD (Computer Aided Drafting/Design) and Computer and Electronics fields.

  • Program Categories: Engineering and Architecture
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate
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Hempstead Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Franklin Career Institute
91 N Franklin St
Hempstead, NY 11550-3003

  • Programs: medical assistant, ESL instruction
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 887 students, 581 full-time equivalent.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Colleges in Hempstead with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Hofstra University
100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: law, accounting, finance, business management, marketing, psychology, English, elementary school teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 12,490 students, 11,662 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 4,218 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 540-630. Math: 550-630.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Long Island Beauty School Hempstead
173-A Fulton Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550

  • Programs: cosmetology
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 174 students, 152 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Garden City Colleges 4 21,672 30,198 1,210
Levittown Colleges 1 53,067 166  
Mineola Colleges 1 19,234 142  
Rockville Centre Colleges 1 24,568 3,831  
Uniondale Colleges 1 23,011 198  
Valley Stream Colleges 2 36,368 119  

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