Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

48 semester hours (3 years)

Financial Aid

MFA students at ASU are among the best-funded in the nation: currently, every poet and fiction writer is offered a teaching assistantship and a Piper Fellowship, both renewable for each of the program’s three years. We also offer a limited number of research assistantships, and the Swarthout Prize.

Teaching opportunities

All qualified incoming students are offered a Taship

Cross-genre study

Electives may be taken out of genre, with the permission of the instructor


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