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Creative Writing

University of Missouri–St. Louis

18 months
Duration
1281 USD/credit 33306 USD/year
522 USD/credit 13572 USD/year
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About

The Creative Writing program from University of Missouri–St. Louis is a 39 credit-hour program designed as a terminal degree. It allows a select group of student writers an extraordinary opportunity to learn the craft of writing from the inside out. 

Overview

Key Features

The Creative Writing program from University of Missouri–St. Louis is a degree in fiction and poetry. The methods of instruction are simple but effective: writing workshops in fiction and poetry; seminar classes on writing craft; assistant editorial work on our nationally distributed literary magazine, Natural Bridge. 

Students in the UMSL MFA program work closely with our distinguished faculty. In the final semesters of study, each student develops a book-length thesis. UMSL MFA graduates have published books in fiction and poetry, won prestigious awards, and placed poems, stories and essays in hundreds of esteemed literary journals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Poetry
  • Fiction
  • Novel
  • Nonfiction
  • Techniques, Methods, and Effects in Fiction Writing-Short Story
  • Techniques, Methods, and Effects in Fiction Writing-The Novel

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form - Refer to the international student application and $40 application fee.
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Official transcripts - Students in their final year of a bachelor's program should submit transcripts for all semesters completed thus far. Students who have already completed a degree must submit final transcripts and degree certificates.
  • Most graduate programs also require additional materials, including letters of recommendation, writing samples, and/or GRE and GMAT scores. Please review the degree profile for your program to view a complete list of requirements. Note that letters of recommendation must be sent directly from the author - do not send photocopies or scans of recommendations.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33306 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1281 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    13572 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 522 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 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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