University of Massachusetts Boston

Boston, MA

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

3 years

Financial Aid

Financial support takes the form of administrative or teaching assistantships. We have seen increases in funding over the past few years and hope to continue this trend. We are currently able to provide assistantships to all our matriculating students. Our average administrative assistantship (.25 AA) comes with full tuition and partial fee waiver as well as a stipend of $4,220.00. The stipend for those awarded teaching is $9,154.00. A number of our students are able to secure additional assistantships through other departments and programs on campus. Visit the Bursar’s Office for complete information on fees and stipends.

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