University of Mississippi

Oxford, MS

Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

3 years

Financial Aid

All of our students are fully funded

Teaching opportunities

Graduate teaching fellows usually begin by serving as section leaders and graders in the English Department’s 200-level literature or 300-level Shakespeare classes. In their second year, M.F.A.s often teach the English Department’s 100-level composition sequence or 211, Intro to Creative Writing. More experienced instructors may be assigned to 300-level literature or writing workshops.

Editorial opportunities

Our MFA students completely run our journal The Yalobusha Review

Cross-genre study



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