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Creative Writing

George Mason University

24 months
Duration
1412 USD/credit
1412 USD/credit
524 USD/credit
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About

The MFA in Creative Writing is a three-year residency program at George Mason University offering tracks in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. 

Overview

Students in the Creative Writing program from George Mason University are members of a literary community that includes a student-organized program of readings, potluck dinners with faculty, three journals, a student-run publisher—Stillhouse Press—and the annual Fall for the Book literary festival. 

Educational Opportunity

Resident faculty members include recipients of prestigious writing awards such as the Guggenheim Foundation, the Yale Series of Younger Poets, the Lannan Foundation, the Whiting Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, among others. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Craft Seminars
  • Workshop in English
  • Forms of Fiction
  • Fiction Writing Workshop
  • Advanced Workshop in Fiction Writing
  • Forms of Nonfiction
  • Nonfiction Writing Workshop
  • Advanced Workshop in Nonfiction Writing
  • Research for Narrative Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.01

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center.
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree 
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
  • Verification of English language proficiency.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1412 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    524 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 524 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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