Creative Writing

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Degrees Offered:

  • M.F.A. in Creative Writing

Application Fee - $65

Tests Required - GRE recommended but not required

Deadlines -

Fall - February 1
*Applications accepted for Fall ONLY

Areas of Interest

  • Poetry - M.F.A.
  • Fiction - M.F.A.

Contact Information

Prof. Ryan Netzley


Faner Hall Room 2390
Mailcode - 4503
Carbondale, IL 62901

For complete details - Visit the Creative Writing Web page

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Cost and Financial Assistance

Graduate education at Southern Illinois is very affordable. Costs include tuition (per credit hour) and fees. There are many forms of financial assistance available: Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships which can include a partial or full waiver of tuition costs (fees cannot be waived). Most forms of financial aid are given for a semester or year at a time.