English Writing, Master | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
36 months
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
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The English Writing at University of Pittsburgh is a three-year degree providing students with the time and opportunity to produce a book-length final manuscript.


About English Writing at University of Pittsburgh

Our graduate writing faculty have distinguished nationally and internationally through numerous publications and awards. They include poets Yona Harvey, Diana Khoi Nguyen, and Dawn Lundy Martin; fiction writers Angie Cruz, William Lychack, and Irina Reyn; and, in nonfiction, Jeanne Marie Laskas, Michael Meyer, and Peter Trachtenberg, with Erin Anderson teaching digital narrative. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Readings in Contemporary Fiction
  • Narrative Audio Workshop
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Readings in Contemporary Poetry
  • Readings in Contemporary Nonfiction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 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 or Fee Waiver Process

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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