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Writing, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Writing program at Marywood University is flexible, encouraging you to mold your degree around your career aspirations. 

Program Overview

A required internship and options to pursue a second major or a minor allow you to add both breadth and depth to your college experience, while also enhancing your professional marketability.

Courses provide instruction and practice in three types of writing: creative, professional, and activist. They will help you develop strong rhetorical skills and expertise in editing for correctness and style.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Composition and Rhetoric 
  • Introduction to Literary Studies 
  • Introduction to World Literature 
  • Grammar and Editing 
  • Rhetoric and Persuasion 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official high school leaving certificate/diploma, if applicable.
  • Official college transcript/leaving certificate, if applicable
  • One letter of recommendation 
  • Citizenship/Visa Information
  • Certification of Finances with bank statement 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33160 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33160 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Scranton

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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