2017 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Creative Writing Degrees

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The 13 schools on this list offer the most affordable online creative writing degrees. With annual tuitions under $20,000, these schools offer degrees at a variety of degree levels in a variety of concentrations. Second-ranked Southern New Hampshire University Online offers bachelor's and master's degrees in creative writing with concentration options in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and screenwriting. Master's degree students at Tiffin University can take classes like Ethnic Voices, Poetics of Western Drama, and Creativity and its Development as they earn their Master of Humanities: Creative Writing.

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Rank College Annual Tuition Creative Writing Degree Levels Offered
#1 #1 Tiffin University Annual Tuition $7,500 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
#2 #2 Southern New Hampshire University Online Annual Tuition $9,600 Creative Writing Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#3 #3 Antioch University Online Annual Tuition $10,500 Creative Writing Degrees: Bachelor's
#4 #4 University of Arkansas at Monticello Annual Tuition $10,800 Creative Writing Degrees: No Longer Available.
#5 #5 Lindenwood University Annual Tuition $11,959 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
#6 #6 National University Annual Tuition $12,168 Creative Writing Degrees: Associate and Master's
#7 #7 Seton Hill University Annual Tuition $12,672 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
#8 #8 Full Sail University Annual Tuition $14,250 Creative Writing Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, and Certificate
#9 (tie) #9 (tie) Arcadia University Annual Tuition $14,400 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
#9 (tie) #9 (tie) Bay Path University Annual Tuition $14,400 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
#11 #11 University of Denver Annual Tuition $15,072 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
#12 #12 University of Houston-Victoria Annual Tuition $17,961 Creative Writing Degrees: Bachelor's and Master's
#13 #13 Albertus Magnus College Annual Tuition $19,764 Creative Writing Degrees: Master's
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  • Annual Tuition: $7,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Example Classes:
    Aesthetics; Creativity and its Development; Ethnic Voices: Poetry; Poetics of Western Drama; Studies in Genre Fiction; Teaching College English
  • Annual Tuition: $10,500
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: Not Provided
  • Example Classes:
    American Literature; Creative Nonfiction; Multi-Genre Writing; Playwriting & Performance; Poetry Writing; Short Story Writing
  • Annual Tuition: $10,800
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC and COE
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    First books of Poetry; Magazine Edit and Design; Memoirs of the Mind; Simple Art of Murder
  • Annual Tuition: $11,959
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 55%
  • Example Classes:
    Classic Foundational Literature: Fiction; Contemporary Foundational Literature: Creative Nonfiction; Focused Fiction Workshop; Genre Fiction as Literature; Poetry Craft Foundations; The Literary Novel

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,168
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: WASC ACCJC and WASC WSCUC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Film as Art; Fundamentals of Linguistics; Interactive Storytelling; Nature Writing; Origins of English; Representation in the Media

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Online Master's Degrees (1)

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  • Annual Tuition: $12,672
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Example Classes:
    Independent Writing Project; Readings in the Genre; Teaching Pop Fiction and Writing; Writing About Popular Fiction
  • Annual Tuition: $14,250
  • School Type: For-Profit
  • School Accreditation: ACCSC
  • Acceptance Rate: Open Admissions
  • Example Classes:
    Episodic and Serial Writing; Film Screenwriting; Script Analysis and Criticism; Storytelling and Storyboarding for Animation; The Art of Visual Storytelling; Writing for Games
  • Annual Tuition: $14,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 59%
  • Example Classes:
    Contemporary Fiction; Contemporary Poetry; Fiction Workshop; Poetry Workshop
  • Annual Tuition: $14,400
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: 77%
  • Example Classes:
    Creative Nonfiction Writing I: Form & Theory; Health and Wellness Writing: Storytelling as a Healing Art; Immersion in Publishing; Learning to Teach; Travel Writing; Women's Spiritual Writing Through the Ages
  • Annual Tuition: $15,072
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC
  • Acceptance Rate: 73%
  • Example Classes:
    From Romance to Realism; Literary Translation; Memoir & Personal Essay; Poetry: The Voice Within; World Literature; Writing Nonfiction
  • Annual Tuition: $17,961
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC
  • Acceptance Rate: 53%
  • Example Classes:
    American Literary History; British Literary History; Creative Nonfiction Writing; Digital Publishing; Literary Theory; Screenwriting

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Online Master's Degrees (1)

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  • Annual Tuition: $19,764
  • School Type: Non-Profit
  • School Accreditation: NEASC CIHE
  • Acceptance Rate: ---
  • Example Classes:
    Publicity and Promotion for Writers; Research for Writers: The Literary Marketplace; Seminar in Fiction I and II; Seminar in Non-fiction I and II; Seminar in Poetry I and II; The Creative Process

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