MFA Programs Database

School City/State Genre Residency Program Sizesort icon Deadline
School University of Nebraska, Lincoln
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Grace Bauer, Stephen Behrendt, Kwame Dawes, Ted Kooser, Stacey Waite

City/State Lincoln, NE Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 120 (MA and PhD students combined) Deadline 12/8/14
School Vermont College of Fine Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Ralph Angel, Jen Bervin, Mark Cox, Mathew Dickman, Jody Gladding, Richard Jackson, ...

City/State Montpelier, VT Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 124 Deadline
Rolling Admissions
School University of Arkansas at Monticello
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandy Longhorn, Jessica Piazza
Fiction writers: Diane Payne, Adam Prince, Mark ...

City/State Monticello, AR Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Online Program Sizesort icon 13 Deadline 11/10/14
School San Francisco State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 131 Deadline 1/15/15
School California Institute of Integral Studies
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Randall Babtkis, Anne Bluethenthal, Carolyn Cooke, Cindy Shearer

City/State San Francisco, CA Genre Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Residency Low Program Sizesort icon 14 Deadline 2/1/15
School University of Texas in Austin, English Department
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Lisa Olstein and Dean Young. Fiction writers: Oscar Casares, Peter LaSalle, Elizabeth ...

City/State Austin, TX Genre Poetry, Fiction Residency Full Program Sizesort icon 14 Deadline 12/15/14

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