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Creative Writing

Western Colorado University

12 months
Duration
18600 USD/year
18600 USD/year
6816 USD/year
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About

Creative Writing from Western Colorado University lets you pursue your dream of becoming a published author.

Overview

Creative Writing from Western Colorado University provides you the opportunity to hone your craft, discover new talents in a safe and supportive environment and expand your personal and professional network to accelerate your career.

Graduates with Creative Writing from Western Colorado University will:

  • get serious about their writing 
  • refine their craft, 
  • elevate their art
  • achieve their full potential as professional writers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Planning for Genre Writers
  • Romance and Mystery Fiction
  • Western, Speculative, and Young
  • Adult Fiction
  • Teaching and Pedagogy
  • Writing about Nature and Science
  • Genre Fiction Writing and Reading 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official transcript of the bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university showing recommended 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher, including grades of B- or
  • An 800- to 1,000-word personal statement describing writing experience and commitment to writing. 
  • A writing sample
  • Two letters of professional recommendation from those capable of assessing the applicant's preparation to succeed in graduate-level work. 
  • Payment of university application fee        
  • Complete and submit Western’s Online Graduate Application. 
  • Submit a $50 non–refundable application fee. 
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language
  • An Affidavit of Support Form for your specific graduate program
  • A letter of financial support and bank statement showing sufficient funds to cover the first year of study.
  • A photocopy of your passport, listing official name, birthdate, etc.
  • If you are in the U.S., a photocopy of your visa and I-94 by which you entered the country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18600 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6816 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Gunnison

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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