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, 2013
Application Fee: 
50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Marcia Douglas
Core Faculty Includes: 

Julie Carr, Jeffrey DeShell, Marcia Douglas, Noah Eli Gordon, Stephen Graham Jones, Ruth Ellen Kocher, Elisabeth Sheffield

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Approximately 70 percent of students are funded by the department each year through 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.