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Hunter College of the City University of New York

Overview

Hunter College of the City University of New York / Program in Creative Writing is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10

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

447
Applied
20
Accepted
19
Enrolled
4%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Creative writing manuscript (up to 10 pages of poetry or 25-30 pages of fiction or nonfiction), nonfiction proposal (for nonfiction applicants only), statement of purpose

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
2%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 5.41%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Location & Contact

Address 695 Park Avenue
New York, NY  10065-5085
United States
Contact Peter Carey
Executive Director
Email: pcarey@hunter.cuny.edu
Phone: 212-772-5074

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