48 months
52216 USD/year
52216 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Religion program from Hofstra University enhance students’ pursuit of professional goals as they gain understanding of religion; recognize the multiple impacts that religion exerts upon public life and people’s experience; and learn to communicate between different worldviews, navigate conflict, and deepen inclusion.


Program Details

The Religion program from Hofstra University is designed specifically for students preparing for a career in:

  • health
  • law, public policy, and public service; or
  • media, communications, or the arts.

Students use 9 credits from course work in their preprofessional major toward their Religion and Contemporary Issues major, building religious literacy into their career path and making it easy to double-major. Then they take courses specifically focused on the role of religion in their chosen field of study.

Students may also major in Jewish Studies and develop a specialization in one of the above areas.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • What Is Religion?
  • From Flesh to Faith: Community and Conflict in the New Testament
  • Introduction to Buddhism
  • Magic, Miracle, and Medicine in the Greco-Roman World
  • Gods and Sages - Religious Wisdom in the Ancient World
  • Mindful America

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Hofstra has a rolling admission policy. International applicants are encouraged to apply by these dates


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Comprehensive immigration support before and after arrival, including:

  • F1 Visa interview tips
  • Aiding with applying for OPT and CPT
  • Maintaining lawful status
  • Advising about travel outside of the U.S.
  • Aiding with authorization paperwork for employment during their studies and post-graduation (EAD Card, Social Security Card, Driver’s License)
  • Transition programs and services
  • International Student Orientation
  • Campus programming and advisement designed to foster academic and personal success at Hofstra University

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    52216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26108 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    52216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26108 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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