Hofstra University Rankings by Salary Score

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Hofstra University is ranked on 4 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for Hofstra Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 53 94% 94% $24,780 $49,210 53
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 16 93% 93% $21,500 $32,380 16
Biology, General 50 83% 83% $22,720 $28,960 50
Business Administration, Management and Operations 44 94% 94% $23,640 $41,570 44
Communication and Media Studies 3 81% 81% $27,000 $21,510 3
Computer Science 27 89% 89% $27,000 $55,960 27
Criminology 9 96% 96% $24,830 $28,600 9
Dance 96 100% 100% $27,000 $33,990 96
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 55 96% 96% $27,000 $23,750 55
Economics 44 100% 100% Not Reported $47,260 44
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 61 100% 100% Not Reported $72,900 61
Engineering Science 46 100% 100% $25,000 $64,490 46
English Language and Literature, General 72 96% 96% $23,250 $32,770 72
Finance and Financial Management Services 62 96% 96% $23,250 $53,780 62
Fine and Studio Arts 99 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 99
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 19 93% 93% $26,820 $25,190 19
History 52 100% 100% $22,150 $31,130 52
International Business 29 89% 89% $26,000 $41,340 29
International/Global Studies 69 100% 100% $22,150 $38,290 69
Journalism 74 97% 97% $23,500 $36,170 74
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 62 96% 96% Not Reported $57,320 62
Marketing 55 94% 94% $24,700 $43,350 55
Mathematics 42 100% 100% Not Reported $43,800 42
Mechanical Engineering 38 97% 97% $23,890 $63,860 38
Music 39 100% 100% Not Reported $25,770 39
Political Science and Government 51 93% 93% $24,240 $35,600 51
Psychology, General 32 93% 93% $22,750 $27,710 32
Public Health 45 97% 97% $25,950 $33,990 45
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 77 98% 98% $25,330 $42,000 77
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication 64 95% 95% $24,000 $33,690 64
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 10 93% 93% Not Reported $23,760 10
Sociology 30 85% 85% $25,000 $29,690 30
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 10 100% 100% $21,000 $29,690 10
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 91 100% 100% $27,000 $44,020 91

Salary Scores for Hofstra Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 87 98% 98% $28,500 $68,220 87
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions 82 99% 99% $126,470 $117,200 82
Business Administration, Management and Operations 94 96% 96% $59,130 $105,860 94
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 77 98% 98% Not Reported $83,920 77
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 90 95% 95% $55,250 $58,670 90
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services 84 100% 100% $57,250 $62,410 84
Computer Science 12 100% 100% Not Reported $74,580 12
Educational Administration and Supervision 37 100% 100% $41,000 $52,110 37
Finance and Financial Management Services 19 95% 95% Not Reported $58,000 19
Health and Medical Administrative Services 37 99% 99% $56,820 $61,810 37
Journalism 38 89% 89% $50,760 $41,570 38
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods 36 100% 100% Not Reported $76,460 36
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 54 95% 95% $73,380 $43,640 54
Public Health 75 96% 96% $48,110 $63,500 75
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 20 100% 100% $51,850 $43,800 20
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions 11 98% 98% $54,420 $42,400 11
Security Science and Technology 9 94% 94% $41,000 $41,410 9
Special Education and Teaching 91 98% 98% $46,000 $60,620 91
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 22 100% 100% Not Reported $39,370 22
Taxation 45 100% 100% $20,500 $75,880 45
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 52 97% 97% $39,720 $47,260 52
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas 94 100% 100% $30,750 $62,790 94
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language 85 94% 94% $41,000 $61,520 85

Salary Scores for Hofstra Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 99 100% 100% $88,330 $88,450 99
Law 44 96% 96% $146,890 $63,750 44
Medicine 97 99% 99% $126,510 $65,080 97

Salary Scores for Hofstra Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Legal Support Services 66 100% 100% $4,250 $40,670 66

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