Tuition Rates

For students entering the MFA in 2022, the cost of tuition for the 2022-2023 academic year is $730 per credit or $7,300 per quarter of full-time (10 credits) study.

The university does apply some fees for technology, student activities, and similar.

Please note:

The MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics is not a state-based program.  There is no tuition/fee differential for Washington state residents and non-residents, and state employee tuition exemption does not apply to this program.

Funding assistance may be available. Applicants to the University of Washington should use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for financial aid.  Consult the UW Bothell Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships for more information.

A limited number of scholarships may be available to incoming students. Please see our Program Funding page for details.