English, Master | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
36 months
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The English at University of Pittsburgh offers a three-year Master of Fine Arts degree program that provides students with the time and opportunity to produce a book-length final manuscript.


About English at University of Pittsburgh

Our graduate writing faculty members have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally through numerous publications and awards. They include poets Lynn Emanuel, Yona Harvey, Terrence Hayes, and Dawn Lundy Martin; fiction writers Fiona Cheong, Angie Cruz, Bill Lychack, and Irina Reyn; and nonfiction writers Jeanne Marie Laskas, Michael Meyer, and Peter Trachtenberg. Each year we also welcome a number of distinguished visiting faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genres and Genre Theory
  • Composition
  • Film
  • Literature
  •  Structures and Techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application Form
  • Area of Specialization
  • Detailed Statement of Purpose
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • GPA eligibility
  • Transcripts
  • Writing Samples
  • 75.00 Application Fee
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by Skype or phone, and all applicants will be notified when final decisions are made.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 36 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 36 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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