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Creative Writing

Augsburg University

24 months
Duration
737 USD/credit 16951 USD/year
737 USD/credit 16951 USD/year
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About

The MFA in Creative Writing program from Augsburg University can be completed in nine courses (46 credits) over two years by taking the three summer residencies, four long-distance mentorship and reading courses (fall and spring semesters), a craft paper course, and a thesis course.

Overview

Students can complete their MFA in Creative Writing program from Augsburg University in any of the following genres. Course material will be tailored to focus on a student’s selected genre.

  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Fiction
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry
  • Screenwriting
  • Mixed Genre

Career Concentration (Optional)

Career concentrations are optional programs of study designed for students who wish to better prepare themselves for the job market, in the fields of teaching and/or publishing. This work is usually completed alongside a traditional or extended/mixed genre course of study. The career concentration courses are also available as post-MFA studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fiction  
  • Creative Nonfiction  
  • Poetry   
  • Playwriting 
  • Screenwriting 
  • Teaching 
  • Publishing 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission is on a rolling basis until the program reaches enrollment caps for each genre, with new cohorts beginning each July.

Language

English

Credits

46 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Include one letter of recommendation in your application. An additional letter may required at the request of the director.
  • Write a 1-3 page personal essay. Describe your goals as a writer and how you see an MFA in Creative Writing helping you reach these goals. Tell us about a moment when you knew you wanted to do something with your writing.
  • Applicants must submit an official transcript(s) from the regionally-accredited institution granting the Bachelor’s degree and from the most recently attended institution, if not the same. Military veterans are required to submit all official transcripts from previously attended institutions to qualify for military benefits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16951 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 737 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 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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