Oregon State University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2002
Location: 
Corvallis, OR
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
10-14
Application Deadline: 
January 3, 2020
Application Fee: 
$75
Contact Name: 
Keith Scribner
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: David Biespiel, Karen Holmberg, Jennifer Richter
Fiction: Nick Dybek, Susan Jackson Rodgers, Marjorie Sandor, Keith Scribner
Nonfiction: Elena Passarello, Justin St. Germain

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers a full tuition waiver and a graduate teaching or research assistantship stipend. Some scholarships and fellowships are available; there is no separate application.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts the Visiting Writers Series and the Literary Northwest Series, and offers the Stone Award for Literary Achievement. EdFest, a biennial editorial festival, brings agents, editors, authors, and other professionals to campus to discuss topics such as publishing, literary citizenship, and career opportunities outside of teaching. MFA students also give monthly public readings of their work.