Drew University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2008
Location: 
Madison, NJ
Genre: 
Poetry
Residency: 
Low
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
15 each year
Application Deadline: 
October 15, 2017
Application Fee: 
$35
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Sean Nevin
Core Faculty Includes: 

Aracelis Girmay, Alicia Ostriker, Sean Nevin, Mihaela Moscaliuc, Sarah Vap, Judith Vollmer, Michael Waters, Ellen Doré Watson, Afaa Michael Weaver

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers scholarships and work-study opportunities.

Other Features: 

The program offers degrees in poetry and poetry in translation.

Students attend two 10-day residencies each year, in January and June, at the Drew University campus in Madison, New Jersey, fifty minutes outside of New York City.

The program hosts a visiting writers series, readings, and regular alumni weekends.

The priority application deadline is October 15 for the January residency and April 15 for the June residency.