Creative Writing, Master | Fairleigh Dickinson University | Madison, United States
12 months
Duration
623 USD/credit 18690 USD/year
623 USD/credit 18690 USD/year
623 USD/credit 18690 USD/year
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About

If you want to become the very best writer you can be, if you want your writing to find its audience, join the low-residency MFA in Creative Writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Over the past five years, our students and alumni have published 28 book-length works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young adult literature, and translation.

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Overview

Our MFA program is ideal for students who want a more flexible academic schedule; with our twice-a-year residencies in Wroxton, England and Madison, New Jersey, you don’t have to interrupt family or work life in order to pursue your writing in a rigorous way, and you’ll be studying with mentors who are not only acclaimed, award-winning writers, but devoted teachers. 

 FDU’s MFA Program offers several scholarships and assistantships. As our alumni will attest, this MFA program is not only a vibrant and nurturing literary community. It is a gateway to change. We believe that as you grow as a writer, you expand as a human being.

Mission

The Creative Writing programme from Fairleigh Dickinson University   is ideal for students who want a more flexible academic schedule; with our twice-a-year residencies in Wroxton, England and Madison, New Jersey, you don’t have to interrupt family or work life in order to pursue your writing in a rigorous way, and you’ll be studying with mentors who are not only acclaimed, award-winning writers, but devoted teachers.  FDU’s MFA Program offers several scholarships and assistantships. As our alumni will attest, this MFA program is not only a vibrant and nurturing literary community. It is a gateway to change. We believe that as you grow as a writer, you expand as a human being.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fiction

  • Poetry

  • Creative Non-Fiction

  • Literary Translation

  •  Writing for Young Adults and Children

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Upload or mail your academic records from all post-secondary schools attended.
  • Submit a TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-A score.
  • Submit a GRE or NCLEX score if required by the program.
  • Submit a Statement of Purpose.
  • Submit a resume or CV.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
  • Submit a copy of your passport.
  • Submit a bank statement and Affidavit of Financial Support if you are seeking an F-1 visa.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18690 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 623 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 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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