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They are not -- or not yet -- among the very best creative writing MFA programs in the United States, but applicants looking to balance out an application list dominated by highly-ranked, high-selectivity programs would do well to consider, too, some entrants to the following list: The whole operation here gives off a warm vibe, and why not: What was said last year bears repeating, especially with the program making the jump to Honorable Mention status in the national rankings this year: Minnesota State University at Mankato.
New Mexico State University. North Carolina State University.
Poet Dorianne Laux is the star of the faculty here. A tiny program in the scenic UP that funds surprisingly well.
As with so many -- in fact, far too many -- MFA programs, NMU"s website reveals little significant information about the program and thereby does it and its applicants no favors.
But the sense in the creative writing community is that something good is happening here. Three years in an AIER-rated Top 15 "mid-size metro" with a strong faculty, a reasonable teaching load, and a vibrant university community deserves a close look from any serious MFA applicant.
Temple has an MFA program. Is it still a program in transition?
University of Alaska at Fairbanks. With Ohio State, University of Arkansas is one of two current Top 50 programs to make this list and for the record, University of Nevada at Las Vegas was quite nearly the third.
This is a four-year, fully funded program in a nice college town, and it offers literary translation as well as poetry and fiction tracks. University of California at Riverside. Trying to get funding information on California MFA programs requires more than a little detective work.
Whatever the truth of the matter, a few things are for certain: The location is also a plus: University of Central Florida.
But locale aside, who knew that UCF fully funds nearly all its incoming students? If you want to attend a large, vibrant university in the midst of a large, vibrant, warm-weather city -- and be fully funded in the bargain -- UCF is for you.
What was said last year still applies: Knocking on the door of the Top 50 in all categories of assessment, Miami will someday soon make the leap to the Top 50 and stay there. University of New Orleans.Find information about more than two hundred full- and low-residency programs in creative writing in our MFA Programs database, which includes details about deadlines, funding, class size, core faculty, and more.
Print this page. English: Creative Writing (M.F.A.) Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements. As a physical object, the printed book is hard to improve upon.
"Apart from minor cosmetic tweaks," the New York Times reminds us, "the form has barely evolved since the codex first arose as an appealing alternative to scrolls around 2, years ago.
Creative Writing Program at Oakland University. The Creative Writing Program at OU allows students to major or minor in four different genres: fiction, and won the major Hopwood award in poetry from the University of Michigan, where she earned her MFA.
She was the media assistant at Chicago’s Poetry Foundation before beginning her .
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