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Creative Writing, M.F.A.

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University rank #753 (BCR) , OH,
The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and Youngstown State University offer jointly the MFA in Creative Writing.

About

The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and Youngstown State University offer jointly the MFA in Creative Writing. This degree provides students with opportunities to develop their skills in writing fiction, poetry, drama, and creative non-fiction. It is the terminal degree. 

Through extensive practice in workshops and craft and theory courses, students will develop their creative writing abilities while also studying literature and completing a relevant internship.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Writing Workshops
  • Craft and Theory Courses
  • Literature Courses

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  •  They must submit three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a writing portfolio. 
  • The portfolio will be reviewed by an admissions committee of members from all four universities. Application materials must be submitted by January 15.

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          748 USD/credit
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        • National

          748 USD/credit
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        • In-State

          442 USD/credit
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        Living costs for Akron

        • 890 - 1300 USD/month
          Living Costs

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