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Creative Writing (MFA) | Master’s Degree

Goddard College


The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing at Goddard supports a variety of genres, including: libretto, television writing, graphic novel, creative nonfiction, poetry, dramatic writing, fiction, speculative fiction, and hybrid forms. Goddard’s low-residency model allows you to complete your book, play, or script without compromising your other work or family obligations. During the eight-day residencies, students connect in craft workshops, in lectures, and by sharing meals, personal stories, and their creative work throughout the week. By the end of the program, students will have a thesis project that consists of a complete book, play, script, or libretto.

Cost Total Cost $48,204

  • Tuition (yearly) $22,246

  • Housing & Meals (yearly) $1,856

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  • Grants & Scholarships

    Some financial aid is available to graduate students. See the webpage for more information.

    Institutional Scholarship
    Veteran - General
    Post 9-11 GI Bill

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    Federal student loans are available to U.S. Citizens and legal permanent residents of the United States who are not in default of other student loans, have not reached their maximum loan amounts, and are not currently using student loans at another college. Available loan amounts vary based on program level and degree track.

    Federal Unsubsidized Loan
    Graduate PLUS Loan

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