12 months
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
1026 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
371 USD/credit 11130 USD/year
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Florida Atlantic University at Boca Raton, a diverse Creative Writing community at Florida Atlantic University with all of the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan setting, is located three miles from the Atlantic Ocean, halfway between Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. 


The Creative Writing MFA at Florida Atlantic University is home to an engaged and lively literary community. 

Learning outcomes

During the three-year (48-credit) program students take writing workshops in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry, as well as literature courses. Students can take additional coursework in Literary Translation, Bookarts, and Creative Writing Pedagogy. We encourage our students to take workshops in all the genres to broaden their perspectives and to pursue their degrees open to experimentation and the potential found in hybrid work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Teaching Creative Writing
  • Translation Workshop
  • Workshop: Fiction Writing
  • Nonfiction Forms
  • Creative Nonfiction Workshop
  • Prose Forms
  • Special Topics: Creative Writing and Bookarts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Writing Sample
    • Fiction: 20 to 25 double spaced pages of literary fiction (this can be one story or several)
    • Creative Non-Fiction: 20 to 25 double spaced pages of literary creative non-fiction (this can be one piece or several)
    • Poetry: 15 to 20 pages of poetry
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      30780 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      30780 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1026 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      11130 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 371 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Boca Raton

    900 - 1400 USD /month
    Living costs

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


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