Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
66%
34%
student ratio
38
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
3%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • 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 1 Foreign Language and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

3% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 700
    • Accepted 25
    • Acceptance Rate 3
    • Enrolled 18
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $95
    • Application Fee - International $95
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st February 1st 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

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Full-time Percentage66%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian45%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races15%
    • Unknown or International Student24%

Location & Contact

Creative Writing Program

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Boston University

One Silber Way
Boston, MA 02215
United States

Ha Jin

Director

Phone: 617-353-2510
Fax: 617-353-3653
Email: xjin@bu.edu

Catherine Con

Administrative Coordinator

Phone: 617-353-2510
Fax: 617-353-3653
Email: crwr@bu.edu

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