Program Cost

The program cost includes 44 credit hours and accommodation and meals for the three 10-day residencies. Our cohort pricing means that as long as you are continuously enrolled in the program with your cohort, the charges will not increase.

The 2015-2018, 36-month Rainier Writing Workshop, Master of Fine Arts Program is 44 continuous semester credits. Curriculum and costs are listed below. Room and meals are included and cannot be deducted from the program cost.

Total program cost: $35,020*

2015 Cost Sheet in PDF format

Breakdown of costs by year / term

SUMMER 2015: $3985
Summer coursework
ENGL 504, 4 semester hours: $3150
Residency #1
Room: $275
Meals: $560

FALL 2015: $3150
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2016: $3150
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2016: $4015
Summer coursework
ENGL 504, 4 semester hours: $3150
residency #2
Room: $290
Meals: $575

FALL 2016: $3150
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2017: $3150
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2017: $4045
Summer coursework
ENGL 504, 4 semester hours: $3150
residency #3
Room: $305
Meals: $590

FALL 2017: $3150
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2018: $3150
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2018: $4075
Summer coursework
ENGL 504, 4 semester hours: $3150
residency #2
Room: $320
Meals: $605

*Fees will not increase as long as the participant completes the program in 3 continuous years plus the final summer residency. Travel expenses and any other costs associated with the collaboratively designed outside experience are not included.

The 2014-2017, 36-month Rainier Writing Workshop, Master of Fine Arts Program is 44 continuous semester credits. Curriculum and costs are listed below. Room and meals are included and cannot be deducted from the program cost.

Total program cost: $34,000*

2014 Cost Sheet in PDF format

Breakdown of costs by year / term

SUMMER 2014: $3870
Summer coursework
ENGL 504, 4 semester hours: $3060
Residency #1
Room: $265
Meals: $545

FALL 2014: $3060
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2015: $3060
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2015: $3870
Summer coursework
ENGL 505, 4 semester hours: $3060
residency #2
Room: $265
Meals: $545

FALL 2015: $3060
ENGL 512 Writing Mentorship II,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2016: $3060
ENGL 512Writing Mentorship II, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2016: $3870
Summer coursework
ENGL 506, 4 semester hours: $3060
residency #3
Room: $290
Meals: $575

FALL 2016: $3060
ENGL 513 Writing Mentorship III,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2017: $3060
ENGL 599 Thesis, 8 semester hours

SUMMER 2017: $3950
Summer coursework
ENGL 507, 4 semester hours: $3055
residency #3
Room: $305
Meals: $590

*Fees will not increase as long as the participant completes the program in 3 continuous years plus the final summer residency. Travel expenses and any other costs associated with the collaboratively designed outside experience are not included.

The 2013-2016, 36-month Rainier Writing Workshop, Master of Fine Arts Program is 44 continuous semester credits. Curriculum and costs are listed below. Room and meals are included and cannot be deducted from the program cost.

Total program cost: $33,000*

2013 Cost Sheet in PDF format

Breakdown of costs by year / term

SUMMER 2013: $3755
Summer coursework
ENGL 504, 4 semester hours: $2970
Residency #1
Room: $255
Meals: $530

FALL 2013: $3060
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2014: $2970
ENGL 511 Writing Mentorship I, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2014: $3780
Summer coursework
ENGL 505, 4 semester hours: $2970
residency #2
Room: $265
Meals: $545

FALL 2014: $2970
ENGL 512 Writing Mentorship II,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2015: $2970
ENGL 512 Writing Mentorship II, 4 semester hours

SUMMER 2015: $3870
Summer coursework
ENGL 506, 4 semester hours: $2970
residency #3
Room: $275
Meals: $560

FALL 2015: $2970
ENGL 513 Writing Mentorship III,  4 semester hours

SPRING 2016: $2970
ENGL 599 Thesis, 8 semester hours

SUMMER 2016: $3840
Summer coursework
ENGL 507, 4 semester hours: $2975
residency #3
Room: $290
Meals: $575

*Fees will not increase as long as the participant completes the program in 3 continuous years plus the final summer residency. Travel expenses and any other costs associated with the collaboratively designed outside experience are not included.