University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, Translation

Residency type


Program length

60 semester hours (4 years)

Financial Aid

All of our MFA students are required to take some creative writing courses outside of their chosen concentration. For example, a fiction writer is required to take several poetry or translation courses.

Teaching opportunities

All first year MFA students teach Composition I—Freshman English. After the first year, MFA students can apply to teach other courses such as Creative Writing I, Creative Writing II, World Literature, and Advanced Composition.


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