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Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Chatham University

24 months
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1017 USD/credit 21357 USD/year
1017 USD/credit 21357 USD/year
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Chatham University's Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA) focusing on nature, environment and travel writing is the premier graduate program for nurturing creative writers interested in the environmental imagination and place-based writing. 

Overview

Chatham also offers an on-campus MFA program with the same innovative focus on nature, environment and travel writing that can be completed in two years. The Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing is offered by Chatham University.

Funding

A limited number of research, special project, and teaching assistantships are available to full-residency students to help defray the cost of the tuition while also earning valuable, hands-on experience. These assistantships come in the form of tuition remission and can cut the final tuition bill by over 30%.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mentorship 
  • Summer Community of Writers 
  • Practicum: Fourth River
  • The Craft of Creative Writing: Multiple Genres
  • Travel Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, with an overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. (Probationary admission may be granted for applicants with a GPA of less than a 3.0 who show extreme promise through their other achievements.) Six credits of undergraduate courses in writing are recommended, but not required.
  • Complete application for admission

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1017 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    21357 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1017 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pittsburg

1100 - 1600 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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