Antioch’s Low-Residency MFA Program Named One of the Best in the Nation by Online Masters

Antioch University’s Low-Residency MFA program was awarded the 11th best online MFA program in the United States.

Online Masters analyzed every online Masters in Creative Writing program in the nation to choose the top 20. The methodology included academic quality, graduation and retention rates, faculty credentials and training, graduate reputation, student engagement, student services, technology, affordability, average net cost, and the percentage of students with loans and default rates.

The program also received the distinction of being named “Best Residency” of all the programs. “Antioch University requires students to attend a 10-day residency as part of the online master’s in creative writing program. This residency coincides with the online coursework and gives students a chance to meet their peers and professors, to build networking opportunities and to learn about the school, the curriculum and more.” Read the entire list here.

The mission of Online Masters is to help students gain the education they will need to change the world.

In addition to the raking in Online Masters, Antioch’s MFA program was recently awarded top-20 status by the following:

Most Affordable Online Master’s in English and Creative Writing Degree Programs by Best Value Schools.
Best Online MFA in Creative Writing Degrees by College Choice
Best Master’s In Creative Writing Online For 2019 by Best College Reviews


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Karen Hamilton

Karen Hamilton

Karen Hamilton ’17 (Antioch Los Angeles, MA) is Antioch's Director of Marketing for Content and Communications. She has used her storytelling and copywriting skills for more than twenty years, crafting articles and creating publications. She believes that communication is a powerful driver for social change.
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