Savannah College of Art and Design

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Atlanta, GA
Genre: 
Creative Nonfiction, Cross-Genre
Residency: 
Full
Online
Duration: 
2 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Atlanta: 20; Savannah: 20; Online: 20
Application Deadline: 
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee: 
$40
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Catherine Ramsdell, Chair of Writing (Atlanta)
Core Faculty Includes: 

Atlanta: Christopher Bundy, Paige Gray, Catherine Ramsdell, Darby Sanders, Carlie Sorosiak
Savannah: Andrea Goto, 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 is offered in Atlanta, Savannah, and online. Please contact Chris Millis, chair of writing, cmillis@scad.edu, for more information about Savannah.

This program features small class sizes and has hosted 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.

Graduates: 

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