85
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of San Francisco / Program in Writing is located in San Francisco, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 30

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

163
Applied
118
Accepted
34
Enrolled
72%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
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

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 2.7, writing sample, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, interview
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 2
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
96%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.47%
Black or African American 3.53%
White or Caucasian 51%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.71%
Unknown 12.94%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

14
Total faculty
Full-time (5)
Part-time (9)
Male (8)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Techniques of teaching the novel to writers, oral history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA  94117
United States
Contact Dr. Micah Ballard
Director of Administration
Email: mfaw@usfca.edu
Phone: 415-422-6066
Fax: 415-422-6996