University of Baltimore

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2004
Location: 
Baltimore, MD
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
25
Application Deadline: 
February 15, 2019
Application Fee: 
$50
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Betsy Boyd
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Kendra Kopelke, Steven Leyva, Steve Matanle
Fiction: Betsy Boyd, Jane Delury
Nonfiction: Marion Winik

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. Graduate teaching assistantships are available to qualified students in their second and third years.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts a reading series of writers and publishing professionals. Other features include courses on publishing, creativity, and teaching writing; a student-run reading series; internships at Baltimore arts organizations and University of Baltimore presses Plork Press and Passager Books; and the requirement for each student to write, design, and produce a book.

The program offers a social justice focus for interested students.

After the February 15 application deadline, the program considers applications on a rolling basis if space is available.