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Creative Writing

University of South Florida

12 months
Duration
15864 USD/year
15864 USD/year
7840 USD/year
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About

The Creative Writing program of University of South Florida is a graduate-level major offering concentrations in fiction and poetry (with the opportunity to study other genres of writing such as screenwriting and creative nonfiction).

Overview

The Creative Writing program of University of South Florida emphasizes the craft of writing and concentrates on the student’s original work. The MFA requires 45 hours of coursework and typically will take three years for the student to complete. Our goal is to help MFA students to produce publishable theses and secure teaching or editing positions upon graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fiction Writing
  • Poetry Writing
  • Nonfiction Writing
  • The Craft of Fiction
  • The Craft of Poetry
  • Special Topics in Creative Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in English, from an accredited institution, with a 3.20 average, or its equivalent
  • GRE scores
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, preferably from former English instructors, assessing the student’s potential to do graduate level work
  • A writing sample in one genre only: 12-20 pages of double-spaced fiction; 12-20 pages of double-spaced creative nonfiction, or 10-15 pages of single-spaced poetry
  • A two-to-three page personal statement, describing the student’s background, purpose for attending graduate studies, and career goals
  • A completed application submitted online through the Graduate Admissions Office

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15864 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15864 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    7840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7840 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tampa

1122 - 1951 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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