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Creative Writing

American University Washington DC

24 months
32616 USD/year
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Creative Writing from American University Washington DC provides a rigorous yet supportive environment where students explore a range of approaches to the art and craft of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.


At Creative Writing from American University Washington DC you are free to pursue a single genre or explore several.  

Students at Creative Writing from American University Washington DC will:

  • acquire a deeper understanding of their own work 
  • hone their skills in a collaborative setting.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Fiction Workshop
  • Advanced Poetry Workshop 
  • Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop 
  • Seminar on Translation 
  • The Art of Literary Journalism 
  • Teaching Composition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are the ones for priority admission.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Statement of purpose 
  • Transcripts
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour
  • Tuition for summer option: $1,759 per credit

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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