California Institute of the Arts

MFA Program

MFA Program Established: 
1994
Location: 
Valencia, CA
Genre: 
Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Program Size: 
30
Application Deadline: 
December 1, 2016
Application Fee: 
$70
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Seth Blake
Core Faculty Includes: 

Tisa Bryant, Brian Evenson, Doug Kearney, Maggie Nelson, Janet Sarbanes, Matias Viegener, Jon Wagner, Christine Wertheim

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers teaching assistantships, scholarships, and one fully-funded fellowship (the Truman Capote Literary Fellowship).

Other Features: 

This program features a Visiting Writers Series, a Writer-in-Residence program, and the Next Words student reading series. Students may pursue interdisciplinary concentrations and/or degree opportunities and take part in publishing internships as well as the Community Arts Partnership.