Program in Creative Writing College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Program in Creative Writing College of Arts and Sciences University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
67%
33%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
18%
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 8
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • 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

18% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 81
    • Accepted 15
    • Acceptance Rate 18
    • Enrolled 7
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreeswriting sample
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTeaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Full-time Percentage75%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino29%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian46%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native4%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage70%
    • Part-time Percentage30%
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCreative writing, fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Creative Writing

College of Arts and Sciences
University of New Mexico

MSC03 2170 , 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
United States

Dr. Gail Houston

Chair

Phone: 505-277-6347
Fax: 505-277-0021
Email: ghouston@unm.edu

Mr. N. Meier

Graduate Advisor

Phone: 505-277-4437
Fax: 505-277-0021
Email: nezra@unm.edu


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