Hofstra University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Hofstra University ranks better than 53% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Hofstra University ranks better than only 40% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Hofstra University

We calculated a salary score for each of Hofstra University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Hofstra University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Hofstra Bachelor's Degrees

Hofstra ranks higher than 53% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 53% $24,778 $49,214 53%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 16% $21,500 $32,382 16%
Biology, General 50% $22,719 $28,960 50%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 44% $23,638 $41,565 44%
Communication and Media Studies 3% $27,000 $21,508 3%
Computer Science 27% $27,000 $55,964 27%
Criminology 9% $24,826 $28,598 9%
Dance 96% $27,000 $33,993 96%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 55% $27,000 $23,745 55%
Economics 44% Not Reported $47,260 44%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 61% Not Reported $72,899 61%
Engineering Science 46% $25,000 $64,493 46%
English Language and Literature, General 72% $23,250 $32,772 72%
Finance and Financial Management Services 62% $23,250 $53,775 62%
Fine and Studio Arts 99% Not Reported $39,369 99%
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 19% $26,816 $25,194 19%
History 52% $22,152 $31,133 52%
International Business 29% $26,000 $41,338 29%
International/Global Studies 69% $22,146 $38,289 69%
Journalism 74% $23,500 $36,166 74%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 62% Not Reported $57,318 62%
Marketing 55% $24,704 $43,351 55%
Mathematics 42% Not Reported $43,798 42%
Mechanical Engineering 38% $23,889 $63,855 38%
Music 39% Not Reported $25,774 39%
Political Science and Government 51% $24,235 $35,600 51%
Psychology, General 32% $22,750 $27,710 32%
Public Health 45% $25,951 $33,993 45%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 77% $25,333 $41,995 77%
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 64% $24,000 $33,687 64%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10% Not Reported $23,761 10%
Sociology 30% $25,000 $29,685 30%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 10% $21,000 $29,685 10%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 91% $27,000 $44,021 91%

Salary Scores for Hofstra Master's Degrees

Hofstra ranks higher than 67% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 87% $28,500 $68,219 87%
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 82% $126,465 $117,200 82%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 94% $59,132 $105,863 94%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 77% Not Reported $83,915 77%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 90% $55,250 $58,673 90%
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 84% $57,250 $62,409 84%
Computer Science 12% Not Reported $74,576 12%
Educational Administration and Supervision 37% $41,000 $52,107 37%
Finance and Financial Management Services 19% Not Reported $57,995 19%
Health and Medical Administrative Services 37% $56,819 $61,814 37%
Journalism 38% $50,755 $41,565 38%
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 36% Not Reported $76,460 36%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 54% $73,383 $43,638 54%
Public Health 75% $48,111 $63,501 75%
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 20% $51,853 $43,798 20%
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 11% $54,424 $42,402 11%
Security Science and Technology 9% $41,000 $41,406 9%
Special Education and Teaching 91% $46,000 $60,623 91%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 22% Not Reported $39,369 22%
Taxation 45% $20,500 $75,880 45%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 52% $39,719 $47,260 52%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 94% $30,750 $62,792 94%
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 85% $41,000 $61,516 85%

Salary Scores for Hofstra Doctoral Degrees

Hofstra ranks higher than 70% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 99% $88,331 $88,448 99%
Law 44% $146,890 $63,749 44%
Medicine 97% $126,511 $65,076 97%

Salary Scores for Hofstra Certificates

Hofstra ranks higher than 66% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Legal Support Services 66% $4,250 $40,667 66%

Hofstra University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Victoria Steele 6/29/2019

I pursued two bachelor's degree at Hofstra. Elementary Education and Italian. The Elementary Education program was strong in covering as many grade levels as possible. I taught in a classroom in every grade kindergarten to fifth grade. I think it would have been better to experience one classroom culture for longer. As for my Italian degree, the teachers were also very good but I completed my degree only proficient in the language, not fluent. We spoke English in the first four levels. Hofstra is an expensive... Read More

Michelle Carmili 5/7/2019

It was a really great school! Most of my time was spent in the science department and while the classes were extremely difficult, it definitely paid off in the long run. The campus is absolutely beautiful and you are located just a short drive from Roosevelt Field Mall and Jones Beach. The faculty of the Physician Assistant Program is extremely helpful and truly wants you to succeed. Given that it is a private university, it is definitely a bit pricey but the education you are getting is worth every penny.... Read More