32
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Old Dominion University / MFA Program in Creative Writing is located in Norfolk, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

60
Applied
18
Accepted
12
Enrolled
30%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Sample of written work
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

32
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
71%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.25%
Black or African American 6.25%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.13%

Gender

Male (43%)
Female (56%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (6)
Part-time (5)
Male (3)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
35,000

Location & Contact

Address 5000 Batten Arts and Letters Building
Norfolk, VA  23529
United States
Contact Prof. John McManus
Graduate Program Director
Email: cwgpd@odu.edu
Phone: 757-683-4010
Fax: 757-683-3241