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Creative Writing

Hofstra University

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
1454 USD/credit
1454 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Hofstra University’s MFA in Creative Writing is home to a vibrant community of writers. They come to our program from as close as Long Island and from as far away as Angola, China, Hungary, Italy, Nigeria, and South Korea. 

Overview

The programme

At the heart of the Creative Writing program at the Hofstra University are workshops, craft courses, and literature seminars led by a distinguished faculty of actively publishing writers of international reputation. We believe in the power of language to embody everything human and that an empathic imagination can and must go where it pleases. With close mentorship, students discover their authentic voice and come to understand their place in the world as literary artists. Hofstra’s campus is in a nationally registered arboretum just 25 miles from New York City, the literary and publishing capital of the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Craft, literature, or professional seminar
  • Workshop
  • Craft literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students are invited to apply to Hofstra using the appropriate application system for their program of interest. In addition to required applicant materials (which vary by program), international students must provide proof of English Language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1454 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1454 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1454 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1454 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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