Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA

http://www.lsu.edu/creativewriting

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Screenwriting

Residency type

Full

Program length

3 years

Financial Aid

LSU fully funds all students accepted into the program, offering teaching assistantships and a full tuition waiver, as well as an excellent health insurance package. Editorial assistantships are also occasionally awarded at The Southern Review and The New Delta Review.

Teaching opportunities

Incoming MFA students generally work as teaching assistants for a variety of large lecture courses during their first year, leading one break-out discussion section per semester. Students entering with an MA, however, are usually assigned their own section of English Composition.

Editorial opportunities

Editorial assistantships are also occasionally awarded at The Southern Review and The New Delta Review.

Graduates

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