66
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Creative Writing is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

98
Applied
62
Accepted
31
Enrolled
63%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline November 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 2.75 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, portfolio; 2-3 short stories or up to 30 pages of novel (for fiction); 12 to 15 poems (for poetry)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.64%
Black or African American 1.52%
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.03%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (0)
Male (7)
Female (4)

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Mr. Doug Dorst
Graduate Adviser
Email: dd35@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-7681
Fax: 512-245-8546