University of Central Florida

MFA Program

Program Established: 
2006
Location: 
Orlando, FL
Genre: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Residency: 
Full
Duration: 
2-3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
12-14
Application Deadline: 
January 5, 2018
Application Fee: 
$30
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Terry Ann Thaxton
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Obi Nwakanma, Don Stap, Terry Ann Thaxton
Fiction: Brenda Peynado, David James Poissant, Darlin' Neal, Cecilia Milanés
Nonfiction: Jocelyn Bartkevicius, Lisa Roney, Laurie Rachkus Uttich

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers partial funding. The program offers two Provost Fellowships per incoming class and some graduate assistantships, which both include a stipend, full tuition waiver, and health insurance.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

This program hosts a visiting writers series, Writers in the Sun; a student reading series, Parcels; community outreach projects; and the student-run Graduate Writers Association.