Cost & Applying Information for Playwriting M.F.A. Program

Application Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Undergraduate transcripts
  • Manuscripts
  • Letters of recommendation

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Application deadline: February 15


  • Summer 2023 tuition: $865 per credit hour, or $10,380 for the normal load of three four-credit courses.


  • New students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $400 within two weeks of their acceptance. Returning students must pay a nonrefundable deposit of $200 by May 15 (deposits credited toward summer tuition charges).
  • Technology fee: $138/summer
  • Housing: $1,325
  • Health services: $45

Student scholarships are available. To apply for these, students must complete the FAFSA annually.

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Want to Know More?

The Playwriting Program Director Todd Ristau is happy to answer your questions.

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