University of California, Irvine

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
1970
Location: 
Irvine, CA
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
6 (for Poetry course), 6 (for Fiction course)
Application Deadline: 
December 10, 2021
Application Fee: 
$120 for domestic applications, $140 for international applications
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Sandy Mueller
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Amy Gerstler, Natalie Shapero, Monica Youn
Fiction: Michelle Latiolais, Claire Vaye Watkins

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program is fully funded through teaching assistantships and tuition fellowships.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program features the MFA Reading Series.

The application deadline for the program in fiction is December 10, 2021. The application deadline for the program in poetry is January 14, 2022.