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University of Maryland, College Park

Creative Writing Program

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Creative Writing Program is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Written exam
Doctoral Degrees Oral and written exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

108
Applied
38
Accepted
15
Enrolled
35%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

45
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.44%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 82%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 4.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.67%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early British literature, American literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact William Cohen
Chair
Email: wcohen@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3807