Creative Writing

Prospective BFA Students


Students at Writers Week 2015 event. -photo by Jeff Janowski, UNCW


We encourage our graduate students to become people of letters, and our goals for undergraduate students are no less ambitious. We offer a broad liberal arts education that fosters creativity, exercises communication skills, sharpens analytical perception, and encourages informed, integrated cultural viewpoints. More >

Degree Requirements

BFA candidates must complete a minimum of 124 hours of undergraduate study. In addition to meeting UNCW's Basic Studies requirements, the students must complete 54 hours toward the major in creative writing. More >


Students may declare a major in Pre-Creative Writing at any point upon completing at least 24 hours of college credits. Admission to the full Creative Writing major comes through application only. More >

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