University of Florida

MFA Program

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Program Established: 
Gainesville, FL
Poetry, Fiction
3 Years
Incoming Class Size: 
Application Deadline: 
January 15, 2025
Application Fee: 
Contact E-mail: 
Contact Name: 
Carla Blount
Core Faculty Includes: 

Poetry: Michael Hofmann, William Logan, Ange Mlinko
Fiction: Uwem Akpan, David Leavitt

Funding/Employment Opportunities: 

The program offers full funding. All students receive a full tuition waiver and a fellowship and teaching-assistantship package worth approximately $23,000 a year for the duration of the three-year program. Students pay fees of about $750 per semester.

Affiliated Publications/Publishers: 
Other Features: 

The program hosts the annual Writers Festival and offers opportunities for students to meet with editors and agents.

Beginning in 2021, this program will no longer be requiring applicants to take the GRE. 


Chris Adrian, Jay Atkinson, Chris Bachelder, Geoffrey Brock, Kevin Canty, Geri Doran, Noy Holland, Rhoda Janzen, Rachel Khong, Noelle Kocot, Matthew Ladd, Daniel Levine, Michael Loughran, Mike Magnuson, Randall Mann, Christopher Merkner, Kevin Moffet, Maud Newton, Christina Nichol, Jeff Parker, John Poch, Elliot Reed, Eric Smith, Justin Taylor, Aaron Thier, Peter Vertacnik, Adam Vines, Kevin Wilson