Creative Writing Colleges and Programs

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This educational program focuses on the process and techniques of original composition in various literary forms such as poetry, the short story, the novel, and others. This program typically includes in depth instruction in criticism, technical and editorial skills, and the marketing of finished manuscripts.

The accredited schools, colleges and universities listed below offer majors and degree programs in Creative Writing.

Adams State College

208 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, CO 81102

Phone Number:(719) 587-7011
Website:www.adams.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,635 (2,648 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Adelphi University

South Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-0701

Phone Number:(516) 877-3000
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,266 (5,977 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Agnes Scott College

141 E. College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-3797

Phone Number:(404) 471-6000
Website:www.agnesscott.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:948 (906 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1

Albertus Magnus College

700 Prospect St, New Haven, CT 06511-1189

Phone Number:(203) 773-8550
Website:www.albertus.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:2,943 (2,312 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Albion College

611 E Porter St, Albion, MI 49224

Phone Number:(517) 629-1000
Website:www.albion.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,878 (1,878 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Alderson Broaddus College

101 College Hill Drive, Philippi, WV 26416-2035

Phone Number:(304) 457-1700
Website:www.ab.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:803 (660 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

American University

4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016-8001

Phone Number:(202) 885-1000
Website:www.american.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,093 (6,958 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Anderson University

1100 E 5th St, Anderson, IN 46012-3495

Phone Number:(765) 649-9071
Website:www.anderson.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,207 (2,312 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Antioch University Los Angeles

400 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230-7615

Phone Number:(310) 578-1080
Website:www.antiochla.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:No
Student Population:1,072 (225 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1

Antioch University McGregor

900 Dayton St, Yellow Springs, OH 45387

Phone Number:(937) 769-1800
Website:midwest.antioch.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:No
Student Population:958 (221 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1

Arcadia University

450 S Easton Rd, Glenside, PA 19038-3295

Phone Number:(215) 572-2900
Website:www.arcadia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,794 (2,387 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone Number:(480) 965-9011
Website:www.asu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:75,341 (59,211 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Arkansas Tech University

Administration Bldg 200; 1509 N Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801-2222

Phone Number:(479) 968-0389
Website:www.atu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,081 (8,304 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Asbury College

1 Macklem Dr, Wilmore, KY 40390-1198

Phone Number:(859) 858-3511
Website:www.asbury.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,684 (1,533 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:www.asbury.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.asbury.edu/offices/financial-aid
Online Application:www.asbury.edu/application/

Ashland University

401 College Ave, Ashland, OH 44805

Phone Number:(419) 289-4142
Website:www.ashland.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,195 (3,379 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.ashland.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.ashland.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.ashland.edu/apply

Austin Community College District

5930 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752

Phone Number:(512) 223-7000
Website:www.austincc.edu
School Type:2-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:No
Student Population:64,276 (64,276 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:36 to 1

Baldwin-Wallace College

275 Eastland Rd, Berea, OH 44017-2088

Phone Number:(440) 826-2900
Website:www.bw.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,864 (3,892 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Bard College at Simon's Rock

84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA 01230-9702

Phone Number:(413) 644-4400
Website:www.simons-rock.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:459 (459 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:5 to 1

Belhaven University

1500 Peachtree St, Jackson, MS 39202

Phone Number:(601) 968-5940
Website:www.belhaven.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,158 (3,242 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.belhaven.edu/admission.htm
Financial Aid:www.belhaven.edu/financial_aid/Default.htm
Online Application:www.belhaven.edu/apply/

Beloit College

700 College St, Beloit, WI 53511-5595

Phone Number:(608) 363-2000
Website:www.beloit.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,449 (1,449 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Cardinal Stritch University

6801 N Yates Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53217-3985

Phone Number:(414) 410-4000
Website:www.stritch.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,693 (4,444 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:26 to 1
Admissions:www.stritch.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.stritch.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:http://www.stritch.edu/apply/

Dickinson State University

291 Campus Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601-4896

Phone Number:(701) 483-2507
Website:www.dickinsonstate.com
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,203 (3,203 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street, Cheney, WA 99004-2496

Phone Number:(509) 359-6200
Website:www.ewu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,627 (12,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham

285 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ 7940

Phone Number:(973) 443-8500
Website:www.fdu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:3,841 (2,639 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, GA 31061

Phone Number:(478) 445-2770
Website:WWW.GCSU.EDU
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:7,616 (6,113 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1
Admissions:www.gcsu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.gcsu.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.gcsu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/applicati…

Hofstra University

100 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549

Phone Number:(516) 463-6600
Website:www.hofstra.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,892 (9,064 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.hofstra.edu/admission
Financial Aid:www.hofstra.edu/financialaid
Online Application:www.hofstra.edu/application

Indiana University-Bloomington

107 South Indiana Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405-7000

Phone Number:(812) 855-4848
Website:www.iub.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,322 (35,726 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

Johns Hopkins University

3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688

Phone Number:(410) 516-8000
Website:www.jhu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,599 (6,337 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Loyola University Maryland

4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210-2699

Phone Number:(410) 617-2000
Website:www.loyola.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,745 (3,804 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:admissions.loyola.edu/
Financial Aid:www.loyola.edu/financialaid
Online Application:www.loyola.edu/Undergraduate/Become-Greyhound/A…

McNeese State University

4205 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70605

Phone Number:(337) 475-5000
Website:www.mcneese.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:10,049 (8,498 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1
Admissions:www.mcneese.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:www.mcneese.edu/finaid
Online Application:apply.mcneese.edu

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Doctor's degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Ohio University-Main Campus

Athens, OH 45701-2979

Phone Number:(740) 593-1000
Website:www.ohio.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,837 (19,288 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:www.ohio.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ohio.edu/financialaid/
Online Application:www.applyweb.com/apply/ohiou/menu.html

Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College

5091 Station Rd, Erie, PA 16563-0002

Phone Number:(814) 898-6000
Website:www.pserie.psu.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Campus setting:Rural fringe community
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:4,642 (4,488 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Admissions:admissions.psu.edu/contact/campuses/
Financial Aid:www.psu.edu/studentaid/
Online Application:admissions.psu.edu/apply/

Roosevelt University

430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1394

Phone Number:(312) 341-3500
Website:www.roosevelt.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,450 (5,302 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Admissions:www.roosevelt.edu/admission
Financial Aid:http://www.roosevelt.edu/FinancialAid
Online Application:www.roosevelt.edu/Admission/Undergraduate/Apply.aspx

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

St Hwy 150, Saint Mary-Of-The-Woods, IN 47876-1099

Phone Number:(812) 535-5151
Website:www.smwc.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:1,655 (1,443 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1

Seattle University

900 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122-4340

Phone Number:(206) 296-6000
Website:www.seattleu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:8,719 (4,650 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Admissions:www.seattleu.edu/admission/undergraduate
Financial Aid:www.seattleu.edu/sfs/

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY 13244-5040

Phone Number:(315) 443-1870
Website:syr.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:30,241 (23,229 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

601 E John Street, Champaign, IL 61820-5711

Phone Number:(217) 333-1000
Website:www.illinois.edu/
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:4-year certificate
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:46,585 (32,620 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1

University of Utah

201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9008

Phone Number:(801) 581-7200
Website:www.utah.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,675 (27,201 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA 24061-0131

Phone Number:(540) 231-6000
Website:WWW.VT.EDU
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:32,827 (24,477 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Admissions:www.admiss.vt.edu
Financial Aid:www.finaid.vt.edu
Online Application:www.admiss.vt.edu/apply/apply_online.php

Wilkes University

84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Phone Number:(570) 408-5000
Website:www.wilkes.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,854 (2,490 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1
Admissions:www.wilkes.edu/pages/102.asp
Financial Aid:www.wilkes.edu/pages/132.asp
Online Application:ssb-prod.wilkes.edu:4443/WILK/bwskalog.P_DispLo…

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