Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Hofstra University

Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
104
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
66%
acceptance rate
4 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Journalism And Public Relations Master of Arts (MA) [journalism]
      Master of Arts (MA) [public relations]
    • Rhetorical Studies Master of Arts (MA)
    • Documentary Studies And Production Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 129
    • Accepted 86
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 34
  • 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

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students104
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students104
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino21%
    • Black / African American26%
    • White / Caucasian44%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage68%
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPublic relations for non-profit organizations, multimedia and the future of news, performance of race and gender, global public relations, political communication
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Lawrence Herbert 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

Sunil Samuel

Assistant Vice President of Admissions

Phone: 516-463-4723
Fax: 516-463-4664
Email: graduateadmission@hofstra.edu


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