University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amherst, MA

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

3 years

Financial Aid

MFA candidates are funded through a range of appointments including Teaching Associate, Teaching Assistant, and Research Assistant position; fellowships; and paid internships. Currently, approximately 90% of full-time candidates are funded at a level sufficient to bring a waiver of tuition and most fees. In addition, the MFA Program offers several smaller fellowships and awards each year.

Teaching opportunities



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