Program in Creative Writing Division of Graduate Studies Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Fiction (MFA); Playwriting (MFA); Poetry (MFA).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis Or Alternative, 36 Credits.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, 12 Undergraduate Advanced Credits In English, Writing Sample, 2 Letters Of Recommendation, Manuscript. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 650 Paper-Based; 280 Computer-Based; 114 Ibt).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 1/15 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 1/15 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 29. 579 Applicants, 9% Accepted, 33 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
5 Full-Time (4 Women), 61 Part-Time (32 Women); Includes 15 Minority (5 African Americans, 6 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 4 Hispanic Americans), 6 International.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, And Scholarships/Grants Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 5/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. James Davis
Graduate Deputy Chairperson
Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889
Phone: 718-951-5195

Contact Info
Hernan Sierra
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889
Phone: 718-951-4536
Fax: 718-951-4506

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