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Program in Creative Writing College of Arts and Sciences University of Southern Maine

  • Portland, ME
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 73%27%
    student ratio
  • 95
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 72%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 44
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 68
    • Accepted 49
    • Acceptance Rate 72
    • Enrolled 30
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Not Reported
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students95
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian80%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage0%
    • Part-time Percentage100%
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%

Location & Contact

Program in Creative Writing

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Southern Maine

PO Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104
United States

Phone: 207-780-4423
Email: stonecoastmfa@usm.maine.edu

Robin Talbot

Associate MFA Director

Phone: 207-780-4428
Email: rtalbot@usm.maine.edu



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