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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Of Note For College Students

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

Featured Colleges in the Hempstead Area (QuickSchools™)

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Berkeley College

New York, NY

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  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Business
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Lincoln Tech

Whitestone, NY

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

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

New York Automotive & Diesel Institute

Jamaica, NY


  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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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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