MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing atDePaul University , ChicagoCollege of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • DePaul’s MFA in Creative Writing and Publishing will prepare and empower students to write a novel or memoir, or a collection of poetry or stories while at DePaul
  • Students will work across genres under the mentorship of distinguished authors and poets. With courses in Copyediting, Book Publicity, Book Design, Teaching Creative Writing, and Teaching English they will have the choice of a career in publishing or teaching
  • The Creative Writing and Publishing MFA culminates with a required master’s thesis of publishable quality


  • University Rankings
    • #127

      - US News & World Report 2022

    • #1422

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 14,47,780
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 12,37,336
InsuranceINR 73,071
TransportationINR 25,575
Books and SuppliesINR 44,817
TotalINR 13,80,799

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 USD = INR 81.19


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 5ᵗʰ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required
  •  For admission, a student should have:

    • A strong record of previous academic achievement.
    • Relevant course work in creative writing or experience such as publishing original work and/or participating in a writers’ group that has resulted in a body of creative writing


Marks - 96/120


Marks - 7.5/9

Other eligibility criteria
  • Students apply to both the MA and the MFA simultaneously. MA students may apply to the MFA after two quarters of graduate study with the recommendation of the faculty and an updated writing sample
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Two letters of recommendation

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for USA.

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