Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA

School notes

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

48 Semester Hours (MFA), 50-59 Semester Hours beyond the MA (PhD)

Part-time study


Financial Aid

GTA funding is available to PhD students, MFA students with previous graduate degrees, and second-year MFA students. Limited funding is available to first-year MFA students without previous graduate degrees.

Teaching opportunities

TAships available

Editorial opportunities

(Five Points editorial assistantships are available for MFA and PhD students. New South(, the graduate-edited journal, also provides opportunities for MFA and PhD students.

Cross-genre study

Yes. Several faculty work across genres.


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