University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1996
Location: 
Minneapolis, MN
Genres Include:
Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Program Size: 
36
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2013
Application Fee: 
75
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Ray Gonzalez
Core Faculty Includes: 

Charles Baxter, Maria Damon, MJ Fitzgerald, Ray Gonzalez, Patricia Hampl, Julie Schumacher, Madelon Sprengnether, David Treuer

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

All admitted students receive full in-state tuition waivers and Teaching Assistantships or Research/Administrative Fellowships.

Gesell Summer Writing Fellowships, O’Rourke Travel Fellowship, Awards and Prizes

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Dislocate, Ivory Tower

Other Features: 

This program offers the Edelstein-Keller visiting writers series and provides access to AWP's dossier service for job placement as well as SASE Wings mentoring. Opportunities are available at Voices from the Gaps (for North American female writers of color) and the Split Rock Arts Program.