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Hofstra University

Programs in Creative Writing and English Literature

Hempstead, NY

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Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Creative Writing and English Literature is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
14
Accepted
4
Enrolled
100%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample, essay, minimum GPA of 3.0 in literature courses

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.11%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 77%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: "The Penguin of Sonnets", Phillis Levin; "Lady Byron and Her Daughters", Julia Markus; "Gorgeous Lies", Martha McPhee; "This is the Place", Kelly McMasters; "Faces in the Crowd", Valeria Luiselli
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Craig Rustici
Chairperson
Email: craig.m.rustici@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-5455

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