University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

School notes

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type


Program length

48 semester hours

Financial Aid

Students admitted to the MFA program are offered up to four years of support.

Teaching opportunities

One begins one's teaching life at Alabama as an instructor of First-year Writing. All through this first year of teaching, GTAs receive ongoing training and support from the department's composition specialists. After gaining that experience, GTAs usually teach 200 level Literature courses.

Editorial opportunities

The Black Warrior Review is run entirely by MFA students.

Cross-genre study

Cross genre work is strongly encouraged


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