San Francisco, CA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
59%
41%
student ratio
85
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
72%
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 30
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

72% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 163
    • Accepted 118
    • Acceptance Rate 72
    • Enrolled 34
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum overall GPA of 2.7, writing sample, 2 letters of recommendation, and resume, interview
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required

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 awardsMarch 2
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students85
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students85
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Full-time Percentage96%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino16%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races13%
    • Unknown or International Student8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage36%
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTechniques of teaching the novel to writers, oral history
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Writing Program

College of Arts and Sciences
University of San Francisco

2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
United States

Dr. Micah Ballard

Director of Administration

Phone: 415-422-6066
Fax: 415-422-6996
Email: mfaw@usfca.edu

Mark Landerghini

Information Contact

Phone: 415-422-5101
Fax: 415-422-2217
Email: asgraduate@usfca.edu


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