University of Virginia

University of Virginia

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1981
Location: 
Charlottesville, VA
Genres Include:
Poetry and Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
25
Application Deadline: 
December 15, 2013
Application Fee: 
60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Christopher Tilghman
Core Faculty Includes: 

Ann Beattie, Sydney Blair, John Casey, Elizabeth Denton, Rita Dove, Paul Guest, Debra Nystrom, Jeb Livingood, Gregory Orr, Lisa Russ Spaar, Chris Tilghman

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

Teaching Assistantships, Fellowships

All students are fully funded for two years.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Meridian

Other Features: 

Students study under Rhea Visiting Writers and Lecturers. Rhea Visiting Writers take residence on campus for one week, offering a public reading, conducting a craft talk, and conducting intensive one-on-one tutorials with students.