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MFA On Campus

Creative Writing and Literature

Stony Brook University

12 months
Duration
25626 USD/year
25626 USD/year
13836 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University emphasizes creative work in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction.  

Overview

Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University also extends its emphasis beyond the familiar categories of creative expression to treat all forms of writing as equally relevant to understanding and mastering a world constructed out of words. Students are free to take workshops in all genres, in the belief that writing outside the lines informs their primary areas of interest.

Students at Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University will be introduced to:

  • the profession and discipline of writing 
  • the skills necessary to teach writing to others; 
  • advanced writing workshops in a variety of writing genres; 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Forms of Fiction
  • Forms of Poetry
  • Writing in Multiple Genres
  • Forms of Creative Nonfiction
  • Forms of Professional and Scientific Writing
  • Advanced Writing Workshop
  • Topics in Literature for Writers

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Our program accepts applications for admission on a rolling basis but to receive full consideration for admission apply by the mentioned date.

Credits

46 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the MFA program in Writing and Literature must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • Portfolio
  • Letters of recommendation from three instructors or writing professionals familiar with your written work.
  • A statement discussing your reasons for graduate study (1-2 pp, submitted with the online application)
  • A writing sample consisting of up to 10 pages of poetry, single-spaced, or 30 pages of prose, double-spaced (submitted with the online application). Your name should appear on the writing sample.
  • A single sheet listing your address, phone number, email address, and title(s) of submission(s).
  • A copy of your résumé or c.v. (submitted with the online application)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12813 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12813 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6918 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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