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Creative Writing

New England College

24 months
20814 USD/year
20814 USD/year
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Creative Writing from New England College is a truly transformative learning experience for writers. The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) delivers a rigorous, individualized program, with five dynamic degree tracks:  Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Writing for Stage and Screen, and Dual Genre.


Creative Writing from New England College academic model is studio/research: integrating substantial work in the academic study and creative production of literary art. Students are individually mentored by accomplished, award‐winning faculty members who are among the most compelling writers in their genres, and who also are known for their excellence in teaching.

Graduates with Creative Writing from New England College will:

  • Understand the history, theories, and movements that have shaped and continue to influence the writing, reading, and critical reception of literary works.
  • Be able to locate your own writing in historical, theoretical, and cultural contexts.
  • Be able to engage in rigorous critical discourse on your own writing and the work of others.
  • Demonstrate a keen awareness of the writer’s craft and effective use of craft in your own writing.
  • Effectively employ skills and methods of revision in your writing process
  • Apply what you have learned and practiced to the production of a substantial body of high‐quality literary work.
  • Demonstrate the skills, knowledge, and discipline necessary for successful postgraduate professional life in creative writing
  • Actively and ethically engage in your academic, literary, geographic, and cultural communities
  • Meaningfully contribute to literary/artistic culture and the advancement of the literary arts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Creative Writing 
  • Mentorship Study: Creative Writing 
  • Creative and Critical Process 
  • Craft, Theory, and Practice 
  • Form and Theory 
  • Advanced Theory and Practice 
  • Professional Practice 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for both winter and spring residencies are accepted on a rolling basis, with preferred deadlines of May 1 for fall and December 1 for spring.


64 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Essay: 1-4 pages
  • Writing Sample: 10-15 pages in poetry; 20-25 pages in prose
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts
  • Copy of unexpired passport
  • Online application
  • A U.S. equivalent of a four-year bachelor’s degree with a CGPA (cumulative grade point average) of a 2.75 or above is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41628 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    20814 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41628 USD for the full programme during 24 months.


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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