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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:

Poets: Judith Baumel and Jacqueline Jones LaMon. Fiction writer: Martha Cooley. Fiction and ...

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

Poets: Anselm Berrigan, Robert Fitterman,

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 12 1/15/16
Brooklyn College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Julie Agoos and Ben Lerner. Fiction writers: Joshua Henkin and Dinaw Mengestu.

Brooklyn, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 60 1/15/16
City College of New York
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Michelle Valladares. Fiction writers: Salar Abdoh and Mark Mirsky. Poet and nonfiction ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 90 2/1/16
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:

Poets: Lucie Brock-Broido, Timothy Donnelly, and Dorothea Lasky. Fiction writers: Donald ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 184 1/5/16
Cornell University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Joanie Mackowski, Robert Morgan, and Lyrae Van ...

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

Poets: Alice Fulton, Ishion Hutchinson, Joanie Mackowski, Robert Ray Morgan, and Lyrae ...

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

Poet: Phillis Levin. Fiction writer: Martha McPhee. Nonfiction writer: Kelly McMasters. ...

Hempstead, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 21 2/15/16
Hunter College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Catherine Barnett, Donna Masini, and Tom Sleigh. Fiction writers: Peter Carey, Colum ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 2/1/16
Long Island University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet and cross-genre writer: John High. Poet, fiction, and cross-genre writer: Lewis Warsh. ...

Brooklyn, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 2/15/16
Manhattanville College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark Nowak and Camille Rankine. Fiction writers: Fatin Abbas, Jeff Bens, and Neela ...

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

Poets: Anne Carson, Yusef Komunyakaa, Sharon Olds, and Matthew Rohrer. Fiction writers: ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 96 (MFA and MA students combined) 12/18/15
New York University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Yusef Komunyakaa, Deborah Landau, Sharon Olds, Meghan O'Rourke, Matthew Rohrer, Brenda ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 96 (MFA and MA students combined) 12/18/15
New York University in Paris
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Catherine Barnett, Mark Doty, Deborah Landau, Meghan O'Rourke, and Matthew Rohrer. ...

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

Poets: Nicole Cooley and Kimiko Hahn. Fiction writer: Maaza Mengiste. Nonfiction writer: John ...

Flushing, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 35 2/15/16
Sarah Lawrence College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rachel Eliza Griffiths, Matthea Harvey, James Hoch, Cathy Park Hong, Marie Howe, ...

Bronxville, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 150 12/15/15
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:

Poets: Star Black, Billy Collins, and Julie Sheehan. Fiction writers: Melissa Bank, Ursula ...

Southampton, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 90 1/1/16
SUNY, Buffalo
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Judith Goldman, Myung Mi Kim
Fiction: Dimitri Anastasopoulos, Christina Milletti

Buffalo, NY Poetry, Fiction, Cross-Genre Full 30
Rolling Admissions
Syracuse University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Michael Burkard, Brooks Haxton, Mary Karr, Christopher Kennedy, and Bruce Smith. ...

Syracuse, NY Poetry, Fiction Full 36 12/15/15
The College of Saint Rose
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Barbara Ungar. Fiction writers: Hollis Seamon and Rone Shavers. Nonfiction writer: ...

Albany, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 15-20
Rolling Admissions
The New School
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Mark Bibbins, Elaine Equi, Hettie Jones, David Lehman, Robert Polito, and Laurie ...

New York, NY Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 200 1/15/16
The Writer's Foundry at St. Joseph's College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Chris Adrian, Randall Horton
Prose writers: Angela Flournoy, Steven Hobbs, Hari ...

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

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