Are you currently a Purchase College student and want to apply for the Creative Writing Program?


These are the thing you will need:

  • Completed Creative Writing Application
  • Portfolio of writing ( 8-10 poems or 2-3 short stories. No novel chapters)
  • Two letters of recommendations from an instructor familiar with your writing.
  • A one page discussion of your reasons for wanting to enter the program and an assessment of your strengths and weaknesses in writing.

All materials, including your recommendation letters need to be submitted in one folder to the Humanities Office (HUM 1013).  


Fall Admission: April 1

Spring Admission: November 1