24 months
21898 USD/year
21898 USD/year
10814 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Creative Writing program at Wichita State University is the twelfth oldest in the nation and is known for producing well-trained writers—and well-prepared teachers of writing and literature. 

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As a student in the Creative Writing program at Wichita State University , you'll receive financial support through graduate teaching assistantships and fellowships which cover your tuition and provide a stipend.

First, you'll develop a plan of study based on your interests and career plans. Then you'll take core courses, which may include studies in fiction, poetry, and drama, among others. To complete the MFA, you'll also take a comprehensive exam and complete a final writing project of publishable quality.


A degree in creative writing from Wichita State will equip you with skills that lead to diverse career options. Writers are employed throughout the public and private sectors from advertising agencies and the film industry to non-profits and academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing: Fiction
  • Creative Writing: Poetry
  • Graduate Studies in Fiction
  • Graduate Studies in Poetry
  • Graduate Studies in Drama
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Advanced Theory and Practice in Composition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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General requirements

To start the admission process, you must:

  • Be admitted to WSU's Graduate School
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA in previous English coursework
  • Submit a sample of original writing in literary fiction (approximately 20 pages) or poetry (about six poems)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21898 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21898 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    21898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21898 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10814 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10814 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wichita

878 - 1418 USD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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