Best Creative Writing Colleges in Massachusetts

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We have created a 2020 ranking of the best colleges in Massachusetts that offer Creative Writing degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all 17 Creative Writing schools located within Massachusetts. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.

Best Creative Writing Colleges in Massachusetts for 2020

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Emerson College Boston, MA

Emerson College offers 6 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 354 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 264 Bachelor's degrees, and 90 Master's degrees.

Based on 16 Reviews
2 Harvard University Cambridge, MA

Harvard University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 12 Master's degrees.

Based on 44 Reviews
3 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA

Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews
4 Brandeis University Waltham, MA

Brandeis University offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 42 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 42 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
5 Wellesley College Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a small private university in a large suburb. In 2015, 12 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 12 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
6 Boston University Boston, MA

Boston University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 36 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 36 Master's degrees.

Based on 104 Reviews
7 Lesley University Cambridge, MA

Lesley University offers 6 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 98 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 76 Master's degrees, and 22 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
8 University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA

University of Massachusetts-Amherst offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 50 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 50 Master's degrees.

Based on 72 Reviews
9 Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg State University offers 4 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 32 students graduated in the study area of Creative Writing with students earning 32 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 8 Reviews
10 Suffolk University Boston, MA

Suffolk University offers 2 Creative Writing Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

List of all Creative Writing Colleges in Massachusetts

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Emerson College Emerson College Boston, MA
5/5
16 : 1 4,479
Harvard University Harvard University Cambridge, MA
5/5
14 : 1 29,652
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
5/5
8 : 1 11,331
Brandeis University Brandeis University Waltham, MA
5/5
14 : 1 5,752
Wellesley College Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
5/5
7 : 1 2,510
Boston University Boston University Boston, MA
5/5
11 : 1 32,158
Lesley University Lesley University Cambridge, MA
5/5
17 : 1 5,067
University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst, MA
3/5
21 : 1 29,269
Fitchburg State University Fitchburg State University Fitchburg, MA
3/5
26 : 1 6,598
Suffolk University Suffolk University Boston, MA
5/5
18 : 1 7,922
Western New England University Western New England University Springfield, MA
5/5
15 : 1 3,912
Bay Path University Bay Path University Longmeadow, MA
5/5
20 : 1 3,107
Salem State University Salem State University Salem, MA
3/5
19 : 1 9,215
American International College American International College Springfield, MA
5/5
19 : 1 3,539
Hampshire College Hampshire College Amherst, MA
5/5
10 : 1 1,410
Wheaton College Wheaton College Norton, MA
5/5
11 : 1 1,598
Bard College at Simon's Rock Bard College at Simon's Rock Great Barrington, MA
5/5
7 : 1 329

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Additional Creative Writing Degree Facts for Massachusetts Schools

Massachusetts Schools offering online Creative Writing degrees

Online Creative Writing degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 6 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Creative Writing degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Harvard University 0 0 0 6 0
How many Massachusetts schools offer online Creative Writing degrees?
  • 2 Master's

What Creative Writing degree programs were earned in Massachusetts?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 12 Colleges 241 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 7 Colleges 132 Graduates
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