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Our MFA database includes essential information about low- and full-residency graduate creative writing programs in the United States and other English-speaking countries to help you decide where to apply.

Schoolsort icon City/State Genre Residency Program Size Deadline
Adelphi University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Judith Baumel, Jacqueline Jones LaMon
Fiction: Martha Cooley, Katherine Hill, ...

Garden City, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36
Rolling Admissions
Bard College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Anselm Berrigan, Robert Fitterman,

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 12 1/9/17
Brooklyn College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Julie Agoos, Ben Lerner
Fiction: Joshua Henkin, Dinaw Mengestu

Brooklyn, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 60 1/15/17
City College of New York
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: David Groff, Michelle Valladares
Fiction: Salar Abdoh, Mark Mirsky, Emily ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 90 10/1/16
College of New Rochelle
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Fiction: Steven Hobbs, Sophie McManus, Bushra Rehman, Jackson Taylor
Nonfiction: Amy ...

New Rochelle, NY Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 15-20
Rolling Admissions
Columbia University School of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Lucie Brock-Broido, ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 210 1/5/17
Cornell University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Joanie Mackowski, Robert Ray Morgan, Lyrae Van ...

Ithaca, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 16 12/15/16
Cornell University
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Joanie Mackowski, Robert Ray Morgan, Lyrae Van ...

Ithaca, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 2 in the joint program (16 MFA and approximately 35 PhD candidates) 12/15/16
Hofstra University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Phillis Levin
Fiction: Julia Markus, Martha McPhee
Nonfiction: Julia ...

Hempstead, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 21 1/1/17
Hunter College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Catherine Barnett, Donna Masini, Tom Sleigh
Fiction: Peter Carey, Colum McCann, ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 2/1/17
Long Island University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: John High, Erica Hunt, Lewis Warsh
Fiction: Lewis Warsh
Cross-Genre: John ...

Brooklyn, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 2/15/17
Manhattanville College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Mark Nowak
Fiction: Fatin Abbas, Jeff Bens, Neela Vaswani
Nonfiction: ...

Purchase, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 40
Rolling Admissions
New York University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Catherine Barnett, Anne Carson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, Matthew Rohrer
...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 96 12/18/16
New York University in Paris
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Catherine Barnett, Mark Doty, Nick Laird, Deborah Landau, Meghan O'Rourke, Matthew ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Low 10/15/16
Queens College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Nicole Cooley, Kimiko Hahn, Roger Sedarat
Fiction: Maaza Mengiste

Flushing, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 35 2/15/17
Sarah Lawrence College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:
Poetry: Tina Chang, Aracelis Girmay, Matthea Harvey, Cathy Park Hong, Marie Howe, Jeffrey ...
Bronxville, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 120 12/15/16
School of Visual Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Thomas Beard, Jennifer Krasinski, Claudia LaRocco, Dejan Lukic, Nancy Princenthal, David Levi ...

New York, NY Not Genre-Specific Full 20
Rolling Admissions
Stony Brook Southampton
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Star Black, Billy Collins, Julie Sheehan
Fiction: Melissa Bank, Ursula Hegi, ...

Southampton, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 90 1/1/17
SUNY, Buffalo
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Judith Goldman, Myung Mi Kim, Steve McCaffery
Fiction: Dimitri Anastasopoulos, ...

Buffalo, NY Poetry, Fiction, Cross-Genre Full 16
Rolling Admissions
Syracuse University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Michael Burkard, Brooks Haxton, Mary Karr, Christopher Kennedy, Bruce Smith

Syracuse, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 36 12/15/16
The New School
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Mark Bibbins, Elaine Equi, Hettie Jones, David Lehman, Robert Polito, Laurie Sheck

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 200 1/15/17
The Writer's Foundry at St. Joseph's College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Chris Adrian, Randall Horton, Kamilah Aisha Moon
Prose: Angela Flournoy, Steven ...

Brooklyn, NY Not Genre-Specific Full Approximately 15 students each year
Rolling Admissions

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