The 2019 application process is now open. Please follow these steps:
1) If you are a visiting student, complete and submit the Visiting Student Application. Information on the application can be found here, and the application itself is here. If you are an NYU student, please proceed to step 2.
2) All applicants should fill out the Writers in New York Permission Form (you will be asked to indicate your preferred genre of study and to provide a short writing sample: 1-3 poems or 500-1,000 words of fiction or creative nonfiction). You will receive an email response from the Creative Writing Program within ten business days.
3) If you are accepted, please follow the registration instructions in your acceptance letter.
The international student deadline is March 15, 2019. International students must submit by the international student deadline in order to ensure ample time for visa processing. More info for international students can be found here.
The domestic visiting student priority deadline is April 15, 2019. We recommend all domestic visiting students apply by the priority deadline to ensure adequate time to enroll in courses and prepare for your arrival to NYU.
If you'd like to receive email reminders about the program, please fill out this contact form.