Program Cost for Master's in Creative Writing

The program cost includes tuition for 44 credits and accommodation and meals for the four 10-day residencies. Our cohort pricing means that as long as you are continuously enrolled in the program with your cohort for 3 years plus the final summer residency, the charges will not increase.  Travel expenses and any other costs associated with the collaboratively designed outside experience are not included.

Below are the curriculum and costs for students who start the program in Summer 2023. Room and meals are included and cannot be deducted from the program cost.

Total program cost: $42,160

Additional fees include: technology fee ($260/year), wellness fee ($110/year), a one-time matriculation fee ($205), thesis binding ($100), books and materials for coursework.

MFA Program Cost Breakdown 2023 Cohort

TermCoursework & ResidencyCost
Summer 2023Coursework (4 Credits): $3,768
Summer Residency: Room $395, Meals $680
$4,843
Fall 2023Coursework (4 Credits)$3,768
Spring 2024Coursework (4 Credits)$3,768
Summer 2024Coursework (4 Credits): $3,768
Summer Residency: Room $410, Meals $695
$4,873
Fall 2024Coursework (4 Credits)$3,768
Spring 2025Coursework (4 Credits)$3,768
Summer 2025Coursework (4 Credits): $3,768
Summer Residency: Room $425, Meals $710
$4,903
Fall 2025Coursework (4 Credits)$3,768
Spring 2026Coursework (8 Credits)$3,768
Summer 2026Coursework (4 Credits): $3,768
Summer Residency: Room $440, Meals $725
$4,933