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Creative Writing (NEOMFA)

The University of Akron

12 months
Duration
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
747 USD/credit 22410 USD/year
442 USD/credit 13260 USD/year
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About

The Creative Writing (NEOMFA) program of The University of Akron provides students with opportunities to develop their skills in writing fiction, poetry, drama, and creative non-fiction. It is the terminal degree.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The University of Akron, Cleveland State University, Kent State University, and Youngstown State University offer jointly the MFA in Creative Writing.
  • Through extensive practice in workshops and craft and theory courses, students in the Creative Writing (NEOMFA) program of The University of Akron will develop their creative writing abilities while also studying literature and completing a relevant internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writers on Writing
  • Film and Literature
  • Management Reports
  • Autobiographical Writing
  • Autobiography as Literature
  • Theories of Composition

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must be accepted by the Graduate School at The University of Akron or one of the other three participating universities. 
  • They must also 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    22410 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 747 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 442 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Akron

890 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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