Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK


School notes

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type


Program length

MFA: 42 semester hours, PhD: 60 Semester hours

Part-time study


Financial Aid

Assistantships are available to most students who qualify for them and apply early.  The program offers full funding. Accepted applicants receive full funding if they meet the priority placement application deadline and fill out a teaching assistantship application

Teaching opportunities

Students have opportunities to teach Introduction to Creative Writing as well as Composition I & II.

Editorial opportunities

Graduate students have the opportunity to serve as editorial assistants or interns on The Cimarron Review.

Cross-genre study

Yes. The PhD program allows cross-genre work and has just started an exciting new option that allows PhD students to concentrate in two areas of creative writing–a primary area and a secondary area.


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