University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

School notes

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry, CNF

Residency type


Program length

3 years

Financial Aid

The English Department at the University of Minnesota is committed to providing financial support to MFA students for three full years, in the form of full tuition waivers, health insurance, and a teaching assistantship with stipend (one course per semester in creative writing or composition).

Teaching opportunities


Editorial opportunities

Yes—the MFA students produce a literary journal, Great River Review.

Cross-genre study

Yes, it is encouraged


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