Programs in Creative Writing and English Literature College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hofstra University

Programs in Creative Writing and English Literature College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
62%
38%
student ratio
24
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
80%
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 16
    • 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis optional and minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

80% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 26
    • Accepted 21
    • Acceptance Rate 80
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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 Degreeswriting sample, essay, minimum GPA of 3.0 in literature courses
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Female Percentage62%
    • Male Percentage38%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student4%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEnglish lyric poetry; Victorian poets and poetics; creative nonfiction; historical research and current politics through the lens of fiction; medieval and monastic studies
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Programs in Creative Writing and English Literature

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Stephen Russell

Program Director

Phone: 516-463-6284
Fax: 516-463-6395
Email: stephen.russell@hofstra.edu

Sunil Samuel

Assistant Vice President of Admissions

Phone: 516-463-4723
Fax: 516-463-4664
Email: graduateadmission@hofstra.edu

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