Note: The field of study descriptions may not exactly match the actual program name on the degree that is conferred.
Please refer to the GSAS Bulletin section Degree and Certificate Programs as Registered by the New York State Education Department for the actual program name and degree conferred.
It is not possible to submit simultaneous applications in multiple genres.
If you apply to more than one program, your applications will not be considered.
A complete application includes the online application, academic transcripts, test scores (if required), letters of recommendation, a résumé or curriculum vitae, a Statement of Academic Purpose, and an application fee.
Applicants also have the option of providing a short Personal History essay.
All application materials must be received by 5 p.m. If an application deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal U. holiday, then the next business day will be the deadline date.
All applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit a complete application for admission.
Please refer to the Instructions section of the online application.
In addition, the department specifically requires the following: GRE: The GRE general test is not required for any of the Creative Writing programs. If you do, the scores will not be reviewed or considered by the department's Admissions Committee.