Columbia University

New York, NY

http://arts.columbia.edu/writing

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type

Full

Program length

60 Semester hours (2 years)

Financial Aid

Class schedules must be approved by an academic advisor within your concentration, and should reflect that concentration, but any student in the writing division no matter what the concentration is eligible for any Writing seminar or lecture classes. Workshops are always within one's concentration. Changing concentrations is possible in rare circumstances with the permission of an advisor in the new concentration, as well as from your old concentration, as well as the submission of new writing samples.

Teaching opportunities

All students in the Program are given opportunities to teach both at the high school and college levels through the Columbia Artists/Teachers (CA/T) program, directed by Alan Ziegler. Professor Ziegler, Writers-in-the-Schools veteran and author of The Writing Workshop, also offers a course each semester, “Writer as Teacher,” offering training for those who want to teach creative writing.

Graduates

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