Hunter College - Playwriting MFA

Degrees Offered
  1. 2 Year M.F.A.
  1. Playwriting
Yearly Tuition
$10k to $20k
Tuition Detail
New York Resident: $5,545/semester
Non-Resident: $1005/credit (27 credits total)
Application Deadline Details
January 15

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The program provides ample workshop opportunities and free or affordable tickets to a wide range of New York City productions. The capstone project of the program is the Hunter Play Festival, a week-long workshop with professional actors and a director which culminates in a public reading attended by agents, producers, and directors.

Application Requirements

Applicants to the Rita and Burton MFA in playwriting are required to have a bachelor’s degree; they must submit two letters of recommendation and a full length play or a one act play of at least 40 pages, both as hard copy and as a PDF attachment. An interview is strongly recommended. (Only matriculated students will be eligible to take MFA courses.) Admission will be decided by the Acting Director of the program and the Chair.

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