University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

http://cla.umn.edu/creative-writing

The University of Minnesota is set in the heart of the Twin Cities, a vibrant urban environment with a robust literary community (including the Loft Literary Center, and several esteemed small presses including Graywolf Press, Milkweed Editions, and Coffeehouse Press).

Degrees Offered

MFA

Genres

Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type

Full

Program length

3 years

Financial Aid

Yes, it is encouraged

Teaching opportunities

Yes

Editorial opportunities

Yes—the MFA students produce a literary journal, Great River Review

Graduates

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