Master On Campus

Creative Writing

University of Houston Victoria

12 months
769 USD/credit 27684 USD/year
769 USD/credit 27684 USD/year
360 USD/credit 12960 USD/year
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University of Houston Victoria offers a Master degree in Creative Writing. 


The Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at University of Houston Victoria is a low residency or entirely online program (according to student needs) which focuses on the study of creative writing and poetics, and particularly on the creation, critique, revision, and publication of creative literary works in fiction, creative nonfiction, and/or poetry.

Students may be admitted into one of two concentrations of study in the MFA Program:

  • MFA in Creative Writing - Creative Writing
  • MFA in Creative Writing - Applied Literary Translation

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Publishing
  • Publication Design 
  • Legal Environment of Publishing and Contracts 
  • Style and Editing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • General Admission Requirements. Admission to Graduate Studies (see Graduate Admission requirements).
  • Program Admission. In addition to meeting university admissions requirements for a graduate degree, prospective creative writing students must submit the following application materials:
  • A one to two-page letter that states the applicant’s reasons for applying to the program and their personal and/or professional objectives
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A twenty to thirty-page creative writing sample.
  • Submit official GRE scores and have an Admissions Index of 980, obtained by:
  •  GPA on at least the last 60 semester credit hours times 200 Plus 15 times (Verbal + Quantitative – 260)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    27684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 769 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 769 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Victoria

994 - 1843 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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