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Online MFA in Writing Admission Requirements

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Degree and Minimum GPAA 3.0 cumulative undergraduate GPA is required.
TranscriptsYou must submit official undergraduate transcripts, as well as official transcripts from all graduate schools attended.
Official GMAT/GRE ScoreNot required
Additional RequirementsYou must submit the free online application, your current résumé, a letter of intent, including a personal statement regarding your interest in the program and career goals, and a creative writing sample of 7–10 pages.

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As you’re making your decision about pursuing an online degree, you are likely to have questions. From program information to details about the application process, we’re here to help you find the answers you need.

Transfer Credit

We offer a generous transfer credit policy to ensure a student’s previous academic work does not go to waste. You may transfer up to 9 credits from an accredited college or university into our online MFA program. Transfer credits must fit your program’s curriculum, be from a regionally accredited college or university, and meet GPA requirements.

When to Apply

Every year, Lindenwood University offers multiple start dates and application deadlines. Apply now for free to start your degree as soon as possible.

Lindenwood University also offers students access to a digital tool that streamlines the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process. The low-stress and mobile-friendly tool* typically takes students as little as 7 minutes to complete. Ask your Enrollment Counselor about how you can quickly and securely complete your FAFSA through this custom site.

To learn more about starting your online degree with Lindenwood University, contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 or request more information.

*Available for select programs.