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Hofstra University

Lawrence Herbert School of Communication

Hempstead, NY

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Hofstra University

Overview

Hofstra University / Lawrence Herbert School of Communication is located in Hempstead, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 48

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Thesis project, minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

61
Applied
52
Accepted
25
Enrolled
85%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Letters of recommendation, interview

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
30%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
69%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.21%
Black or African American 30.3%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.52%
Two or more races 1.52%
Unknown 1.52%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 12
Part-time - 8
Male (11)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Media studies; urban environment; data visualization and storytelling; global public relations and strategic communication; audience reception of Asian Americans; using new media spaces (Twitter, Storify, etc.) in journalism and the classroom
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Evan W. Cornog
Dean
Email: evan.w.cornog@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-5215
Fax: 516-463-4866