• DEADLINES:

    Fall Application: March 1, 2022
    Portfolio Submission: March 7, 2022


    Early Action: November 15, 2021
    Portfolio Submission: November 20, 2021


    Spring: November 1, 2021
    Portfolio Submission: November 15, 2021

    Submit the Creative Writing portfolio online within your Admissions portal. There is a $5 portfolio fee.


    Portfolio Requirements:

    • Letter of Intent: A 500-word personal statement of your reasons for wanting to enter the program and an assessment of your strengths and weaknesses as a writer.
    • Creative Writing Samples: Applicants should submit either fiction or poetry as follows:
      • Fiction: 2-3 short stories or excerpts from pieces of fiction (30 pages max.)
      • Poetry: 8-10 poems (15 pages max.)
    • Two Letters of Recommendation: Creative Writing applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. These letters should be from two individuals who are familiar with your writing abilities (teachers, writing instructors, advisors, counselors, etc.).

    For additional information about the BA Creative Writing program visit Creative Writing Program