Roosevelt University

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
1998
Location: 
Chicago, IL
Genre: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
8–12
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Regina Buccola
Core Faculty Includes: 

Fiction: Kyle Beachy, Christian TeBordo
Nonfiction: Kyle Beachy, Regina Buccola

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers teaching and graduate assistantships, internships, work study, and financial aid.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts a writer-in-residence each year who work with students individually and in workshops.

The start term of the program is in the fall. The office of admission processes applications on a continuous basis; students are urged to apply six to twelve months before the semester in which they plan to enroll.

Students are also welcome to take the program part-time.

Graduates: 

Jessica Anne, Lori Rader Day, Mark Magoon, Adam Morgan, Cecilia Villarruel