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Johns Hopkins University

The Writing Seminars

Baltimore, MD

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Johns Hopkins University

Overview

Johns Hopkins University / The Writing Seminars is located in Baltimore, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 13

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test (recommended), GRE Subject Test (recommended), foreign language exam
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required
Foreign language exam (MFA)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

198
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
8%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test (recommended), GRE Subject Test (recommended), foreign language exam
Master's Degree Requirements Sample of written work, 3 letters of recommendation, transcripts of all college/university course work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$54,050
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (60%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 7
Part-time - 1
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Contemporary fiction and poetry, film history, literary criticism, psychoanalysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21218
United States
Contact David Yezzi
Associate Professor and Chair
Email: dyezzi@jhu.edu
Phone: 410-516-3409
Fax: 410-516-6828