Wichita State University

Wichita, KS


Degrees Offered



Fiction, Poetry

Residency type


Program length

3 years

Part-time study

Yes, but part-time students are ineligible to be GTAs.

Financial Aid

All of our MFA receive financial support from the university through graduate teaching assistantships and fellowships which cover their tuition and provide a stipend.

Teaching opportunities

TAships are available

Editorial opportunities

There are editorial opportunities working on our literary journals Mikrokosmos and Mojo, as well as internships with national presses and journals.

Cross-genre study

Students are able to take elective workshops outside in a secondary genre, and there is an openness to effective hybrid experimentation.


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