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Canadian and US Creative Writing Degree Programs

The first 17 creative writing degree programs shown below represent all of those in Canada. Some of these schools offer low residency online degrees in creative writing, while others require full on-site attendance.

The US list is partial only, as Americans boast more than 100 degree programs in creative writing. So what you see here are the most prominent US programs, with links to other resources.

Canadian Programs

  1. Concordia University
  2. Dalhousie University
  3. Queens University
  4. St. Francis Xavier University
  5. University of Alberta
  6. University of British Columbia
  7. University of Calgary
  8. University of Guelph
  9. University of New Brunswick
  10. University of Northern British Columbia
  11. University of Prince Edward Island
  12. University of Saskatchewan
  13. University of Toronto
  14. University of Victoria
  15. University of Windsor
  16. Vancouver Island University
  17. York University

Canadian Non Degree Creative Writing Programs

  1. Banff Centre for the Arts
  2. Humber College
  3. Sage Hill

US Programs

  1. Iowa Writer's Workshop
  2. NYU Writing Program
  3. The New School
  4. Princeton Creative Writing
  5. Antioch University Los Angeles
  6. Columbia University Creative Writing Programs
  7. John Hopkins University
  8. University of Houston
  9. University of California at Berkley
  10. University of California at Irvine
  11. University of Virginia
  12. University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
  13. Boston University
  14. Cornell University
  15. Florida State University
  16. University of Texas Michener Center
  17. University of Arkansas
  18. Brooklyn College
  19. Ohio State University
  20. University of Montana
  21. University of Washington
  22. University of Florida
  23. Carlow University
  24. University of Tampa Low Residency Creative Writing Program

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