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Columbia College Chicago

English and Creative Writing Department

Chicago, IL

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Columbia College Chicago

Overview

Columbia College Chicago / English and Creative Writing Department is located in Chicago, IL.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

118
Applied
104
Accepted
28
Enrolled
88%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
100
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 Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Self-assessment essay, work samples, letters of recommendation, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

66
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 16.67%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.52%
Unknown 6.06%

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (54%)

Location & Contact

Address 600 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL  60605-1996
United States
Contact Kenneth Daley
Chair
Email: kdaley@colum.edu
Phone: 312-369-8121