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Creative Writing

University of Idaho

36 months
Duration
29116 USD/year
29116 USD/year
9876 USD/year
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About

Fiction. Poetry. Nonfiction. No matter your genre, if you want a career in the literary arts, this Creative Writing program at University of Idaho provides the rigorous instruction and expert guidance you need to polish your craft and develop your voice as a professional writer.

Overview

Polish your craft and develop your voice as a professional writer in a program that features intensive theoretical and practical training across genres. Enjoy a supportive learning environment with an award-winning faculty and benefit from opportunities to be published and mentored through the Distinguished Visiting Writers Program.

As an M.F.A. student, you will undergo intensive theoretical and practical training across genres – including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, editing and publishing. You will complete a thesis in the form of a collection of poetry, short stories, essays, a novel or memoir.

The M.F.A. program features an intimate, supportive learning environment with an award-winning faculty of published writers. Students have opportunities to publish their works in national literary magazines and for mentorship from nationally recognized authors through the Distinguished Visiting Writers Program.

 Degree Fit

This Creative Writing program at University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Are an aspiring professional writer
  • Want to teach creative writing at university or college level
  • Have a strong background in creative writing
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Eager to be challenged, technically and creatively
  • Committed to developing your craft

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genre-Crossing
  • Women and Poetry
  • Ecopoetics
  • The History of the Short Story
  • The History of the Essay
  • Prosody

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate school applicants must possess the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree. An official academic record from all post-secondary education institutions attended is required. This may take some time so start this early in your application process.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form 
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14558 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    29116 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14558 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    9876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4938 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Moscow

750 - 1100 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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