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Hollins University

Program in Creative Writing

Roanoke, VA

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Overview

Hollins University / Program in Creative Writing is located in Roanoke, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

138
Applied
23
Accepted
12
Enrolled
17%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 6th January 6th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Portfolio of original work, 3 letters of recommendation, undergraduate transcript, statement of educational objectives

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 6
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

24
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 12.5%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, literary criticism, literary theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 9603 Hollins University
7916 Williamson Rd
Roanoke, VA  24020
United States
Contact Ms. Elizabeth Poliner
Director
Email: epoliner@hollins.edu
Phone: 540-362-6427
Fax: 540-362-6097

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