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University of New Mexico

Program in Creative Writing

Albuquerque, NM

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Overview

University of New Mexico / Program in Creative Writing is located in Albuquerque, NM.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
6
Accepted
6
Enrolled
7%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Writing sample

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.65%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 11.76%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (4)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Creative writing, fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address MSC03 2170 , 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM  87131
United States
Contact Dr. Gail Turley Houston
Chair
Email: ghouston@unm.edu
Phone: 505-277-6347
Fax: 505-277-0021