Savannah College of Art and Design

MFA Program

Program Established: 
Savannah, GA
Creative Nonfiction
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Atlanta: 20; Savannah: 20; Online: 20
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Chris Millis, Chair of Writing
Core Faculty Includes: 

Atlanta: Christopher Bundy, Catherine Ramsdell, Darby Sanders, Linda Sherbert, Carlie Sorosiak
Savannah: Andrea Goto, Vanessa Garcia, Lee Griffith, James Lough, Chris Millis, Jonathan Rabb

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding through scholarships and grants.

SCAD is a Yellow Ribbon university that offers fully-funded tuition and benefits opportunities to qualifying veterans and their family members.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 

Artemis (undergraduate student literary journal), Document (graduate student literary journal), Port City Review (literary arts journal), District (student news organization, Savannah), The Connector (student news organization, Atlanta), The Manor (student fashion writing blog), SCAN Magazine (student magazine, Atlanta)

Other Features: 

This program features small class sizes and frequently hosts visiting writers including Sean Anders, Augusten Burroughs, Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, David Lord Paterson, Tony Phelan, Zadie Smith, Deborah Tannen, Richard F. Thomas, and Elizabeth Wurtzel.


Harrison Scott Key, Cory Hott, Amy Paige Condon, Andrea Villanueva, Kim Wade, Taylor Arnold, Cameron Belk, Cliff Lummus, Deanne Revel, Osayi Endolyn