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Creative Writing

University of Akron

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748 USD/credit
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442 USD/credit
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The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and Youngstown State University offer jointly the MFA in Creative Writing.

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Overview

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

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 748 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    748 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 748 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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