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Creative Writing

University of Central Florida

12 months
1194 USD/credit 42984 USD/year
1194 USD/credit 42984 USD/year
369 USD/credit 13284 USD/year
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The Creative Writing program of University of Central Florida offers a workshop-intensive program in fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry, emphasizing the art and craft of literary writing and concentrating on the student’s written work.


Programme Overview

The Creative Writing program of University of Central Florida emphasizes the study of craft and published writing alongside the closely analyzed production of original work by students. Opportunities for professional development as writers, teachers, and editors abound. Our prolific, dedicated faculty members have won numerous prestigious awards for their work and have served as officers in the Associated Writing Programs (AWP) and other national organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Contemporary Poetry 
  • Studies in Contemporary Fiction 
  • Studies in Contemporary Nonfiction 
  • Form and Theory in Creative Writing 
  • Professional Development in Creative Writing
  • Literary Journal Editing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • One official transcript (in a sealed envelope) from each college/university attended.
  • Official, competitive GRE score taken within the last five years.
  • Three letters of recommendation (preferably from current or former teachers).
  • Statement of background and goals. If you were not an English major, we recommend you include a list (5-7 titles) of recently read contemporary books in the genre in which you are applying.
  • Résumé or CV.
  • A portfolio of fiction, poetry, or creative nonfiction. The portfolio must be in English and in the applicant’s primary genre (up to 15 pages of poetry, 30 pages of fiction, or 30 pages of literary nonfiction).
  • At least one survey course in both English and American literature at the university level (may be taken while in graduate residence).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1194 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42984 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1194 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 369 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Orlando

1111 - 1939 USD /month
Living costs

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


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