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Program in Writing Chatham University

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 80%20%
    student ratio
  • 128
    total students
  • $14,886 | $14,886
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 85%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Screenwriting Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Poetry Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Fiction Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Non-Fiction Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Children's Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Professional Writing Master of Professional Writing (MPW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 78
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

85% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 140
    • Accepted 119
    • Acceptance Rate 85
    • Enrolled 51
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $45
    • Application Fee - International $45
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, writing sample, recommendation letters
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, TWE required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$14,886
    • Out-of-state tuition *$14,886
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students128
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students128
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Full-time Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown18%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty29
    • Full-time Percentage10%
    • Part-time Percentage90%
    • Female Percentage76%
    • Male Percentage24%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEcopoetics; environment and culture; wilderness and literature; literature of exploration, exile, and home
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Writing

Chatham University

Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2826
United States

Dr. Sheryl St. Germain

Director

Phone: 412-365-1190
Fax: 412-365-1505
Email: sstgermain@chatham.edu

Ms. Katie Noel

Assistant Director of Graduate Admission

Phone: 412-365-2758
Fax: 412-365-1609
Email: gradadmissions@chatham.edu



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