What are the top colleges with the best creative writing major?

what are the top colleges with the best creative writing majors?

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    1 decade ago
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    Brandeis University in Waltham, MA

    Brandeis University is a private institution focused on the liberal arts and is located about 10 miles west of Boston, Massachusetts. Brandeis' College of Arts and Sciences is home to 24 academic departments and includes an extensive Creative Writing program. Recent graduates have gone on to work as literary agents, editors, teachers and production assistants and publishing companies. At Brandeis, the Creative Writing major is comprised of a combination of writing workshops, literature courses, studio art and independent study, culminating in a body of creative work.

    * Address: 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453

    * Phone number: (781) 736-2130

    Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio

    Oberlin College is a small, private liberal arts college located in rural Ohio. Out of its 2,800 students, an estimated 2,200 are enrolled in various degree programs in its College of Arts and Sciences. Oberlin boasts a demanding and intensive 4-year Creative Writing program that includes multiple workshops and independent projects. In addition, upper-level study of English and America Literature is also required.

    * Address: 10 N. Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

    * Phone number: (440) 775-6567

    Northwestern University: Evanston, Illinois

    Northwestern University (NU) is a private research-based school located just north of Chicago, IL in the suburb of Evanston. Approximately 19,000 students attend NU and are spread across 11 undergraduate and graduate schools and colleges. The school's Creative Writing program is a concentration within NU's English Department and teaches poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. New students are expected to take no less than two introductory writing courses in addition to classes in English literature and critical theory.

    * Address: 1897 Sheridan Rd., Evanston, IL 60208

    * Phone number: (847) 491-7294

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