New York University

New York, NY

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

32 points (2 years)

Financial Aid

All incoming students to the Creative Writing Program receive Departmental Fellowships, ranging from half-tuition remission to full-tuition remission with generous stipends. Additionally, all incoming students receive undergraduate teaching positions during the second year. These positions involve designing and teaching a semester-long introductory course in creative writing for undergraduates, as well as attending a teaching practicum offered by the program. Compensation for teaching is approximately $4,800 per course.

Teaching opportunities

The program is committed to providing teacher training to interested and qualified students. All graduate students are offered undergraduate teaching positions during their second year in the program. Recipients of these positions design and teach a semester-long introductory course in creative writing for undergraduates and take a teaching practicum offered by the program. These positions offer a stipend of approximately $4,800 per course.

Cross-genre study

Occasionally, with permission of the instructor and if there is sufficient room for enrollment, MFA students may have the option to take a craft course in the other genre. However, due to curricular requirements, M.A. students may not.


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