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24 months
38240 USD/year
38240 USD/year
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Mission: The Graduate Program in Writing M.F.A. at Pratt Institute is a 39-credit program consisting of several core classes and seminars taken over four semesters (two years), with the goal of producing a final manuscript, performance, or collaborative event.


Notable features of the Pratt M.F.A. in Writing at Pratt Institute include

  • The Writing Studio, a weekly collective interdisciplinary critique forum inclusive of all students, faculty, and guest faculty
  • One-on-one guided Mentorships with faculty members
  • Guided Fieldwork Residencies invite students to carry out an on-going creative residency in collaboration with an outside social, cultural, and literary institution, community, organization, archive, or activist group
  • Special Topics Seminars in literature, media studies, performance, translation, small press, and experimental writing traditions 
  • Writing Practices Seminars, research and discussion-based classes covering the history and theory of collaborative and engaged writing practices
  • A course of study stressing a writing process that takes into account the material and technological aspects of writing, the human body that produces it, and the larger social, sexual, historical, economic, racial, and cultural contexts in which and through which all imaginative writing takes place

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mentored Studies 
  • Writing Practices 
  • The Writing Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All graduate students must file the application using our online system. There is a non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • Transcripts: a scan of your official transcripts should be uploaded when you complete your online application. Request an official copy from your school, either digitally or physically, scan it, and upload it. 
  • International students must have all transcripts translated into English by a certified translation service.
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers, professors, or others able to judge your potential for graduate study in your specific program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38240 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38240 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    38240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38240 USD per year during 24 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.


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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