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Programs in Literacy School of Education Hofstra University

  • Hempstead, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 92%8%
    student ratio
  • 104
    total students
  • $19,800 | $19,800
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 84%
    acceptance rate
  • 11 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Literacy Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Doctor of Education (Ed D)
    • Birth-Grade 6 Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
      Advanced Certificate
    • Advanced Literacy Studies Professional Diploma (PD) [birth-grade 6]
    • Special Education Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) [birth-grade 6]
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) [birth-grade 2]
    • Grades 5-12 Advanced Certificate
    • Teaching Of Writing Master of Arts (MA) [grades 5-12]
      Master of Arts (MA) [birth-grade 6]
    • Advanced Literary Studies Professional Diploma (PD) [grades 5-12]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * 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? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required and portfolio, minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required, Required and qualifying hearing
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

84% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 51
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 84
    • Enrolled 22
  • 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 Degreesinterview, teaching certificate, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE or MAT, interview, resume, essay, master's degree, and 3 letters of recommendation, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees2 letters of recommendation, interview, teaching certificate, and essay, master's degree
    • 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, Career or Field-Related Internships, 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 Percentage92%
    • Male Percentage8%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students104
    • Part-time Percentage68%
    • Full-time Percentage32%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown3%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total FacultyNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage-2147483548%
    • Male Percentage-2147483648%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchResearch literacy practices of immigrant and urban youth , literature for children and adolescents , content reading strategies , literacy strategies for effective instruction , transnational literacies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Programs in Literacy

School of Education
Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Esther Fusco

Chairperson

Phone: 516-463-7704
Fax: 516-463-6196
Email: catezf@hofstra.edu

Carol Drummer

Dean of Graduate Admissions

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



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