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Creative Writing

New York University

12 months
61696 USD/year
61696 USD/year
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The Creative Writing MFA program offered at New York University consists of a vibrant community of writers working together in a setting that is both challenging and supportive.


What you will study

This stimulating environment fosters the development of talented writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. The Creative Writing MFA program offered at New York University is not defined by courses alone, but by a life built around writing.

Through innovative literary outreach programs, a distinguished public reading series, an exciting public student reading series, special literary seminars with master writers, and the production of a high-quality literary journal, students participate in a dynamic literary community actively engaged in all aspects of the literary arts—writing, reading, teaching, publishing and community outreach. 

Students also have the opportunity to enjoy America's most literary terrain; New York University is situated in the heart of Greenwich Village, a part of the city that has always been home to writers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Workshop in Poetry
  • Workshop in Fiction
  • Workshop in Creative Nonfiction
  • The Craft of Poetry
  • The Craft of Fiction
  • The Craft of Creative Nonfiction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit a complete application for admission.
  • GRE general test not required.
  • Statement of Academic Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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    61696 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 61696 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
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    61696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61696 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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