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School of Communication Hofstra University

  • Hempstead, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 54%46%
    student ratio
  • 70
    total students
  • $19,800 | $19,800
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Journalism Master of Arts (MA)
    • Public Relations Master of Arts (MA)
    • Documentary Studies And Production Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Rhetorical Studies Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and thesis project, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 88
    • Accepted 68
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 25
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $70
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesletters of recommendation, interview
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$19,800
    • Out-of-state tuition *$19,800
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$970.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Tuition Waivers, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students70
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students70
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American24%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander2%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty21
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial impact of new media ; media representations of difference (gender, race, sexual orientation; civic engagement, political communication, and political communication; future of news/journalism; documentary film aesthetics, history, and theory
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$50,442

Location & Contact

School of Communication

Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Evan Cornog

Dean

Phone: 516-463-5215
Fax: 516-463-4866
Email: comewc@hofstra.edu

Carol Drummer

Dean of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 516-463-4876
Fax: 516-463-4664
Email: gradstudent@hofstra.edu



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