Purdue University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1987
Location: 
West Lafayette, IN
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6–8
Application Deadline: 
December 30, 2017
Application Fee: 
$60
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Brian Leung
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Don Platt
Fiction: Roxane Gay, Brian Leung, Sharon Solwitz

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. The program offers teaching assistantships, fellowships, paid administrative positions, as well as paid editorial positions with Sycamore Review.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts four to six guest readers each year and brings two visiting writers to campus each year to work independently with students. Students also have the opportunity to teach workshops in the community at libraries and other local venues through the Looseleaf Writing Workshop Series.

The application fee is $60 for domestic students and $75 for international students.