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Creative Writing (Low-Residency)

Naropa University

24 months
14000 USD/year
14000 USD/year
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Creative Writing (Low-Residency) offered by Naropa University, the award-winning Jack Kerouac School faculty will support you in discovering both your best creative work and your best self.


At Creative Writing (Low-Residency) from Naropa University you'll join a thriving community of fellow writers in creative risk-taking, lively critique, and engaging literary studies.

Among the country's top MFA writing programs, Naropa's MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics is unique. Our open genre approach, combined with the university's contemplative mission, allows writers to fully realize their potential as writers and literary thinkers.

Students at Creative Writing (Low-Residency) from Naropa University will:

  • demonstrate skill in writing as a creative art.
  • critically analyze literary works.
  • engage writing as a contemplative mode of inquiry.
  • demonstrate the role of intersectionality in the literary arts.
  • generate a document for their professional dossier.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Rooting in the Archive 
  • Contemplative Experiments 
  • Cultures and Communities
  • Contemporary Trends
  • Craft of Writing
  • Professional Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an Application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Interest & Creative Writing Sample
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    14000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 USD per semester 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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