48 months
Duration
32970 USD/year
32970 USD/year
9510 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at George Mason University is one of only thirty BFAs in creative writing available nationwide. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

With three concentrations to choose from (fiction, poetry, nonfiction), the Creative Writing BFA at George Mason University is structured to give students ample opportunity to learn to write and think creatively while also developing the vocational writing skills that are desperately needed in the workplace. 

Key Features

  • All students pursuing a BFA are strongly advised to complete on-site workplace internships in writing-intensive environments, and finish the degree with a submission of a portfolio of work as part of a final-semester capstone course, with final approval from the faculty.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Literature of the Middle Ages
  • English Poetry and Prose of the 16th Century
  • Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare: Special Topics
  • English Renaissance Drama
  • English Poetry and Prose of the 17th Century

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and application fee. Mason accepts the Common Application and George Mason University’s Undergraduate Application for Admission. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts from all secondary schools as well as official results from any leaving certificates or university entrance exams taken. A certified English translation must be submitted for any documents not already in English.
  • Official scores from SAT or ACT. International students have the option to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application or apply Score Optional.
  • Secondary School Report (PDF) and counselor recommendations. We suggest sending two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a high school counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • An optional, but strongly encouraged Personal Statement or Essay of approximately 250 words explaining to the Office of Admissions why YOU want to attend university study.
  • Resume for any applicant with gaps in enrollment.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16485 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16485 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4755 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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