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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
Antioch University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Jenny Factor. Fiction writer: Steve Heller. Nonfiction writer: Bernadette Murphy.

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 100 2/15/15
California College of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Opal Palmer Adisa, Donna de la Perriere, Gloria Frym, Caroline Goodwin, Kevin ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 30-40 1/10/15
California Institute of Integral Studies
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Randall Babtkis, Anne Bluethenthal, Carolyn Cooke, Cindy Shearer

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 14 2/1/15
California Institute of the Arts
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Bruce Bauman, Tisa Bryant, Jen Hofer, Douglas Kearney, Maggie Nelson, Janet Sarbanes, Mady ...

Valencia, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre Full 45 1/5/15
California State University, Fresno
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Corrine Clegg Hales, Tim Skeen
Fiction writers: Alex Espinoza, Randa Jarrar

Fresno, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 60 3/15/15
California State University, Long Beach
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Bill Mohr, Patty Seyburn, Charles Harper Webb
Fiction writers: Stephen Cooper, ...

Long Beach, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24 1/15/15
California State University, San Bernardino
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Juan Delgado, Julie Paegle, J. Chad Sweeney
Fiction writers: Felicia Luna Lemus, ...

San Bernardino, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24-30 3/1/15
Chapman University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Anna Leahy, Martin Nakell
Fiction writers: Mark Axelrod, Richard Bausch, Jim ...

Orange, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 36 2/1/15
Mills College
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Stephen Ratcliffe
Fiction writers: Micheline Aharonian Marcom, Cornelia Nixon, ...

Oakland, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 75 12/15/14
National University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Frank Montesonti
Fiction writers: Amina Cain, Colin Dickey
Screenwriter: ...

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Online
Rolling Admissions
Otis College of Art and Design
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Guy Bennett, Jen Hofer, Dennis Phillips, Paul Vangelisti
Fiction writers: Sarah ...

Los Angeles, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24 11/1/14
Pepperdine University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

TV/Screenwriters: Sheryl J ...

Malibu, CA Not Genre-Specific Full 30 3/31/15
Saint Mary’s College of California
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Brenda Hillman and Matthew Zapruder. Fiction writer: Lysley Tenorio. Nonfiction ...

Moraga, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45 1/31/15
San Diego State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Sandra Alcosser, Sherwin Bitsui, and Ilya Kaminsky. Fiction writers: Katie Farris, ...

San Diego, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 150 2/1/15
San Francisco State University
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 37 1/15/15
San Francisco State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Maxine Chernoff, Camille Dungy, Paul Hoover, Andrew Joron, Daniel Langton, Toni ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 131 1/15/15
San Jose State University
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry:  Persis Karm, Samuel Maio, Alan Soldofsky
Fiction: Andrew Altsschul, Nick ...

San Jose, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 45-55 3/1/15
University of California, Davis
MA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Joshua Clover, Katie Peterson, Joe Wenderoth
Fiction writers: Lucy Corin, Lynn ...

Davis, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 28 1/5/15
University of California, Irvine
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poetry: Amy Gerstler, Michael Ryan
Fiction: Ron Carlson, Michelle Latiolais

Irvine, CA Poetry, Fiction Full 24 12/10/14
University of California, Riverside
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poet: Juan Felipe Herrera. Fiction writers: Nalo Hopkinson, Michael Jayme, Laila Lalami, ...

Riverside, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 40 1/5/15
University of California, Riverside (Palm Desert)
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Jill Alexander Essbaum and Anthony McCann. Fiction writers: Elizabeth Crane, Gina ...

Palm Desert, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Low 100 2/1/15
University of California, San Diego
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Rae Armantrout and Ben Doller. Fiction writers: Camille Forbes, Cristina Rivera-Garza, ...

La Jolla, CA Cross-Genre Full 18 12/2/14
University of San Francisco
MFA Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Poets: Norma Cole, D.A. Powell, and Aaron Shurin. Fiction writers: Stephen Beachy, Catherine ...

San Francisco, CA Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction Full 65 1/15/15
University of Southern California
PhD Program
Core Faculty Includes:

Aimee Bender, T.C. Boyle, Percival Everett, Mark Irwin, Dana Johnson, Susan McCabe, Carol ...

Los Angeles, CA Not Genre-Specific Full 10-12 12/1/14
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