MFA Online

Creative Writing (Online)

Drexel University

24 months
671 USD/credit 15097 USD/year
671 USD/credit 15097 USD/year
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Creative Writing (Online) at Drexel University should be more than just a writing workshop. It should prepare you for your post-degree career while giving you the space to grow and develop your own unique writing voice.


Key facts

Drexel University’s two-year, low-residency in Creative Writing at Drexel University  is designed with the university’s commitment to experiential and career-focused education in mind. Online workshops, reading tutorials, and one-on-one packet exchanges with notable published writers will help you deepen your understanding of your craft, while residencies and an emphasis on learning teaching pedagogy will prepare you with the skills and connections you need to succeed after completing your creative writing degree.

Drexel Univesity is closely monitoring external events and will post updates if changes should occur to the MFA in Creative Writing’s in-person residencies or teaching assistantships. The Creative Writing (Online) at Drexel University of study is fully adaptable to remote-learning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading as a Writer (Fiction)
  • Reading as a Writer (Genre Authors)
  • Fiction Writing Workshop
  • Creative Writing Craft Residency
  • MFA Creative Writing Graduation Residency
  • Thesis Development
  • Reading as a Screenwriter
  • Screenwriting Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Personal Statement (250-500 words) addressing:
  • Your experience with creative writing thus far
  • Why you are seeking an MFA
  • Writing Sample - Please provide 20-25 double-spaced pages, in Word or PDF file, of one of the following:
  • Collection of flash fiction
  • Completed short story
  • Novel-in-progress
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15097 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15097 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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