College of Arts and Sciences


Low-Residency M.F.A. in Creative Writing

Arcadia University’s low-residency M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, the only one of its kind in the Philadelphia area, is distinctive in that it incorporates both a dynamic online environment and a study abroad experience. 

M.F.A. Program Features

Personal Attention

Technology is used to allow consistent one-on-one contact between you and the faculty.

Study Abroad

You'll spend a week-long residency abroad at the start of the second year of the program. 

Online Workshops

Workshops are conducted online every week and led by the faculty.

Manuscript Preparation

You'll prepare a book-length manuscript and develop a plan to publish it.

Highlights of the M.F.A. Program

Our experienced and award-winning faculty help to prepare each student for a career in writing.

Our Faculty

Learn more about visiting writers, speakers, and programs designed for you to gain experience.

Events & Opportunities

Curious about our students and alumni? Learn about them and sample their work.

Our Students & Alumni

Creative writing

Upcoming Events

16
Nov

Campus-Wide

Humanities Research Lab: Think Tank Competition

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Campus-Wide

Humanities Research Lab: Think Tank Competition

November 16, 2018

All Day

Human Resources
2035 Church Road
Glenside, PA 19038

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20
Nov

Art and Performance

Adaptations Film Series: The Color Purple

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Art and Performance

Adaptations Film Series: The Color Purple

November 20, 2018

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Human Resources
2035 Church Rd.
Glenside, PA 19038

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11
Dec

Campus-Wide

Pages and Conversations

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Campus-Wide

Pages and Conversations

December 11, 2018

12:15pm to 1:05pm

Human Resources
Humanities Research Lab 2035 Church Rd.
Glenside, PA 19038

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Apply to Arcadia

Enrollment Management
1-877-272-ARCADIA (1-877-272-2342)
admiss@arcadia.edu

How to Apply

Contact Us

Joshua IsardProgram Director
267-620-4886
isardj@arcadia.edu

Our Location

English Department
Taylor Hall, Room 209
215-572-2146

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