University of Colorado

University of Colorado

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Boulder, CO
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2014
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Ruth Ellen Kocher
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poets: Julie Carr, Noah Eli Gordon, Ruth Ellen Kocher, and Sandy Tseng. Fiction writers: Jeffrey DeShell, Marcia Douglas, Stephen Graham Jones, and Elisabeth Sheffield.

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Chancellor’s Fellowships, and Arts and Sciences Council Diversity Fellowships. Other funding opportunities include positions as reading series organizers and office assistants. 

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program has an experimental focus and has a foreign language requirement. All students teach creative writing. Publishing workshops and nonfiction courses are available, though there is no degree focus for nonfiction. Students may also attend the semiannual Small Press Festival.