Program in Creative Writing College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason University

Program in Creative Writing College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
88
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 2
fall application deadline
52%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 25
    • 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? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 117
    • Accepted 62
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 24
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 2nd Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesexpanded goals statement; 2 letters of recommendation; portfolio; official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students88
    • Part-time Percentage35%
    • Full-time Percentage65%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty11
    • Full-time Percentage91%
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchBritish Romantic poetry and literary celebrity, Arab feminist novelists in the West, masculinity and African-American culture, public rhetoric and the South African Truth Commission, the origins of children's literature in eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Creative Writing

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 3E4
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

William Miller

Director

Phone: 703-993-2763
Fax: 703-993-1161
Email: wmiller@gmu.edu

Jay Patel

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-1180
Fax: 703-993-1161
Email: jpatel2@gmu.edu


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