Programs in Journalism and Public Relations Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Hofstra University

Programs in Journalism and Public Relations Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
68%
32%
student ratio
68
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
65%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Relations Master of Arts (MA)
    • Journalism Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 6
    • 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

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 107
    • Accepted 70
    • Acceptance Rate 65
    • Enrolled 26
  • 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 DegreesMinimum GPA of 2.75; bachelor's degree
    • 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

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Female Percentage68%
    • Male Percentage32%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students68
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino20%
    • Black / African American28%
    • White / Caucasian42%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMedia ethics/law; environmental, science and health journalism; multimedia/future of news, new media; race, gender, cultural issues; social justice
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Programs in Journalism and Public Relations

Lawrence Herbert School of Communication
Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Carol Fletcher

Chairperson

Phone: 516-463-6464
Fax: 516-463-4866
Email: jrnctf@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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