2011 MFA Rankings: The Additional Low Residencies in the United States and Beyond

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Rank
School
Votes
(of 195)

11
University
of Nebraska in Omaha (#8 Selectivity, #8 in 2008–09)

9

12
Goucher
College in Baltimore (#10 in 2007–08) 

8

12
University
of Alaska in Anchorage (#4 Placement, #9 in 2009–10)
8

14
Pine Manor
College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts   

6

14

University
of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada
6

16

Fairleigh
Dickinson University in Hackensack, New Jersey (#5 Selectivity)  
5

16

University
of New Orleans (#8 in 2008–09)

5

18

Naropa
University in Boulder, Colorado

4

18

Pacific
Lutheran University in Tacoma    

4

18

University
of California in Riverside  

4

21

Murray
State Universityin Murray, Kentucky

3

21

New
England College in Henniker, New Hampshire       

3

23
Carlow
University in Pittsburgh

2

23
Converse
College in Spartanburg, South Carolina  

2

23
Hamline
University in Saint Paul  

2

23
Seattle
Pacific University in Washington   

2

23
University
of Texas in El Paso ***

2

28
Bard
College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York    

1

28
Drew
University in Madison, New Jersey 

1

28
Fairfield
University in Connecticut

1

28
Seton Hill
University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
1

28
Sewanee
School of Letters in Tennessee  

1

28
Western
Connecticut State University in Danbury

1

28

Wilkes
University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
1

NR
Ashland
University in Ohio

0

NR
Chatham
University in Pittsburgh

0

NR
City
University of Hong Kong in China *  

0

NR
Eastern
Kentucky University in Richmond *    

0

NR
Hollins
University in Roanoke, Virginia **     

0

NR
Lancaster
University in Bailrigg, United Kingdom

0

NR
National
University in La Jolla, California ***  

0

NR
Southern
New Hampshire University in Manchester *

0

NR
Western
State College of Colorado in Gunnison 

0

NR

Whidbey
Writers Workshop in Freeland, Washington  

0

NR
William
Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey *   

0


NOTE: NR indicates that a program is not currently ranked,
* = new program,
** = children’s literature program only, and
*** = online only.

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