New Mexico Writing Programs

New Mexico Writing Programs

New Mexico writing programs are varied. Some schools offer a BA in English while others hold classes that would benefit any New Mexico writer in terms of brushing up on basics. If you are considering a writing program, take a look at what we have compiled here–and be sure to check back–we’ll be adding to these listings as we discover new offerings throughout the state.

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Eastern New Mexico University has both undergraduate and graduate degrees in English. The undergrad programs include a BA in English and a BS in English with a secondary licensure degree plan.

Eastern New Mexico University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, ENMU Station 19, 1500 S Ave K, Portales, NM 88130

Phone: 575.562.2421

New Mexico State University has programs that focus in on Rhetoric and Professional Communication, Literature and Creative Writing. Offerings in the English department are available at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

New Mexico State University, Department of English, P.O. Box 30001, MSC 3E, Las Cruces, NM 88003

Phone: (575) 646-3931

Santa Fe University of Art and Design offers a BA in Creative Writing and Literature. Those in the program can choose two specializations from the following list: poetry, screenwriting, fiction and creative nonfiction.

Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 Saint Michael’s Drive, Santa Fe New Mexico 87505-7634

Phone: 1-800-456-2673

The University of New Mexico has a Department of English Language and Literature. Programs offered there include: Literary Studies, Medieval Studies, Creative Writing, Profesional Writing and Rhetoric.

University of New Mexico, College of Arts and Sciences, Ortega Hall 201 , MSC03 2120, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Phone: (505) 277-0111

Western New Mexico University offers both a major and minor in English. It is located in Silver City.

Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College St., Silver City, NM

Phone: 1-575-538-6011


New Mexico Writers Programs and Colleges

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