San Diego State University

MFA Program

Program Established: 
1989
Location: 
San Diego, CA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
20
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2018
Application Fee: 
$55
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Mary Garcia
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Sandra Alcosser, Blas Falconer, Ilya Kaminsky
Fiction: Katie Farris, Harold Jaffe, Stephen-Paul Martin

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers positions for tutoring fellows, graduate assistants, graduate teaching assistants, editorial assistants, as well as scholarships, fellowships, tuition waivers, and an over-sixty program that allows senior citizens to attend and receive an MFA for a nominal fee. Funding is awarded on a competitive basis.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the Living Writers Series.