Thursday, August 24, 2006

New Hampshire

Subject areas: Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry
Faculty: Charlotte Bacon, Margaret-Love Denman, Alex Parsons, Jane Harrigan, Susan Hertz, Andrew Merton, Lisa Miller, Mekeel McBride, Charles Simic
Length: 3 years
Tuition per year: $8.5 K (resident), $21 K (non-resident), $13 K (regional)
Application materials: Submit all application materials to the Graduate School: Application for Admission to Graduate Study, $60 application fee, 3 recommendations, 2 transcripts, personal statement, writing sample; GRE not required
Deadline: Fall admissions: 15 Jan. for applicants seeking financial aid; 1 Jul. for admission without financial aid. Spring admissions: 15 Oct. for applicants seeking financial aid; 22 Nov. for admission without financial aid.
Financial Aid: The number of awards varies widely from semester to semester; the primary criterion is academic achievement. Teaching assistantships entail a $13.2 K annual stipend plus a full tuition waiver. Students can also apply for a tuition scholarship for the academic year (plus a very limited number of half-tuition scholarships are available) or an Elizabeth Jones Scholarship (varies in amount from year to year; no exact values specified).
Enrollment: 32 per year
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