Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

2-3 years

Financial Aid

All MFA candidates receive some form of financial aid. We offer Teaching Assistantships in Creative Writing and/or Freshman Composition (optional) and a small number of Creative Writing Scholarships. Teaching Assistantships include full tuition and a stipend ($15,965 for the 2008-09 academic year). Teaching assistants have the option to teach two sections of Introduction to Creative Writing, one in fall and one in spring, or one section of Creative Writing and one section of Composition during their second year in the program . In their third year, teaching assistants teach two courses and focus on the professional development of publishing, grants, fellowships, and jobs. Please also see Graduate School webpage for other financial aid resources.

Teaching opportunities

TAships are available


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