Financing Your Education
The Augsburg MFA in Creative Writing can be completed in 11 classes equaling 44 credits. If you choose to add one of the three concentrations (Teaching, Translation, or Publishing) you will complete the degree in 12 or 13 classes depending on which concentration you add to your program. For current tuition rates, please see the graduate tuition rates on the Student Financial Services tuition and fees webpage.
Augsburg Tuition Discount Programs
Augsburg Partnership Grant – Students who are employed by one of Augsburg’s partner organizations receive a tuition discount of $80 per credit for the entire program. Learn more about the Partnership grant, and see a list of our partner organizations.
Augsburg Alumni Discount – Augsburg College graduates receive a discount of $80 per credit for the entire program. Beginning in Fall 2015, this discount can be combined with one other grant/discount.
AmeriCorps Discount/Lutheran Volunteer Corps Discount – Students who have completed a term of service with AmeriCorps or Lutheran Volunteer Corps receive a discount of $80 per credit for the entire program.
Military Discount – Students who have served in the United States Military receive a discount of $80 per credit for the entire program.
Family Discount – Parents or spouses of current Augsburg students or alumni who enroll in a graduate program are eligible to receive a grant of $80 per credit. Please make sure your admissions counselor is aware of your family connection to Augsburg.
Federal Student Aid
Financial assistance including federal loans is available to degree-seeking students enrolled full-time in the program. Students considering borrowing loans should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.