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This program, offered by the Department of Theatre, provides specialized training to candidates who have given evidence of professional promise in playwriting. The Department places great emphasis on collaborative work among designers, performers, directors and writers, thus offering unique opportunities for playwrights to have their work nurtured and supported by others at various levels.

Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting Tuition & Fees 2023-24

Fee Cost
Application fee $60
Full academic-year tuition (before award) 
(16 or more credits per semester)
Part-time tuition (fee per credit) $1,910
Health insurance estimate* (coverage beginning August 15) $3,600

*This fee may be waived if you are a U.S. citizen with comparable health insurance that will cover you while in Massachusetts.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2024

Financial Assistance

The college may offer tuition scholarships for graduate study. Amounts may vary according to circumstances and funds available. Applicants for scholarships must meet the January 15 deadline for submitting all materials for the admission application.

Visit the Tuition & Financial Aid website for financial aid deadlines and information and instructions on how to apply.